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BYU Basketball Preview Capsule

Published November 30, 2012 5:03 pm

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College basketball BYU at Iowa State

P At James H. Hilton Coliseum (Ames, Iowa)

Tipoff • Noon MST

TV • BYUtv

Radio • 1160 AM, 102.7 FM

Records • BYU 5-2; Iowa State 4-2

Series history • Iowa State leads, 4-0

Last meeting • Iowa State 77, BYU 71 (Dec. 22, 2000)

About the Cyclones • They dropped a pair of games in Las Vegas last weekend after winning their first four at home. ... They are led in scoring and rebounding by former Utah guard Will Clybun, who is averaging 14.8 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. ... Forward Melvin Ejim is averaging 10.2 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. ... Coach Fred Hoiberg is 43-29 in his third season at the helm.

About the Cougars • Josh Sharp has apparently found a spot in the starting lineup after posting a season-high 13 points in Wednesday's 85-60 win over Montana. ... They had a season-low seven turnovers against the Grizzlies and a season-high 85 points. ... Tyler Haws is ranked in the top 15 in 10 of the 13 statistical categories tracked by the West Coast Conference, and he is the only WCC player among the top 15 in scoring, rebounding, assists, field-goal percentage, free-throw percentage and 3-point percentage.