HOUSTON AT BYU
At the Marriott Center, Provo
Tipoff • Saturday, 4 p.m.
TV • BYUtv
Radio • KSL 1160 AM, 102.7 FM
Records • BYU 5-1, Houston 3-0
Series history • Houston leads 4-2
Last meeting • Houston 77, BYU 67 (March 15, 2006)
About the Houston Cougars • Coach Kelvin Sampson has an 86-48 record in his fifth season at the helm and has 586 career head coaching wins. … They are playing their first game in Provo since losing 89-69 to BYU in the finals of the 1996 Cougar Classic. … G Armoni Brooks leads them in scoring with a 20.0 average, while fellow guard Galen Robinson is averaging 10.7 points per game. ... This is the final game of the Men Against Breast Cancer Cup; They also defeated Rice, Northwestern State and Alabama A&M in the tournament.
About the BYU Cougars • Coach Dave Rose played at Houston from 1980-83 and was a team captain on the 1983 Phi Slama Jama team that advanced to the NCAA championship game. … G Jahshire Hardnett scored a career-high 20 points in Wednesday’s 105-78 win over Rice and has reached double figures three times this season. … G Zac Seljaas has made a 3-pointer in all six games. … G TJ Haws has posted 14 assists and just two turnovers in his last two games.