At the Marriott Center, Provo

Tipoff • Wednesday, 7 p.m.
TV • BYUtv
Radio • KSL 1160 AM, 102.7 FM
Records • BYU 4-1, Rice 3-2
Series history • BYU leads 5-2
Last meeting • BYU 83, Rice 52 (Nov. 21, 2008)
About the Owls • Coach Scott Pera is 10-26 in his second season at the helm. … They are coming off a 102-74 win over Northwestern State last Saturday and have also defeated Alabama A&M and Saint Leo. They lost to Penn and Houston. … Three Owls are scoring in double figures: G Ako Adams (14.8), F Jack Williams (11.6) and G Josh Parrish (10.4). Williams is a fifth-year graduate transfer who played against BYU last year as a member of Pacific’s team.
About the Cougars • Junior F Yoeli Childs had 18 points and 12 rebounds in the 91-60 win over Alabama A&M, his sixth-straight double-double. That’s tied for the fifth-longest double-double streak in BYU history. … Junior G TJ Haws has led them in assists in all five games and is averaging 5.0 dimes per game. … This is their fifth game in a six-game homestand that concludes Saturday against Houston. … Team captain Luke Worthington tied a career-high with six rebounds against the Bulldogs.