BYU Men’s Basketball Returns Home To Host Pacific

BYU Men’s Basketball Returns Home To Host Pacific

PROVO, Utah-Saturday, BYU men’s basketball hosts Pacific as they seek to hold off Saint Mary’s for the vital #2 seed in the West Coast Conference tournament next month at Las Vegas.

The Cougars are 15-10 (7-3 in WCC play) and are fresh off of an 83-48 decimation of Portland Thursday.

This also commemorates the first time since 2010 that the Cougars have surrendered less than 50 points in successive games.

The Cougars score 80.7 points per game and surrender 76 points per contest.

Junior forward Yoeli Childs (21 points, 9.6 rebounds per game) and junior guard TJ Haws (17.4 points) continue to be the Cougars’ only double-digit scorers on average.

The Tigers come into Provo with a record of 13-12 (3-7 in WCC play).

Pacific scores 69.6 points per game, while surrendering 60.9 points per contest.

Senior guard Roberto Gallinat (14.9 points per game) is the Tigers’ leading scorer on the season.