BYU Basketball, 5-seed in the West Coast Conference Tournament, has earned the right to play the Loyola Marymount Lions Saturday night.
BYU had a bye entering the tournament, and played its first game Friday night against the Portland Pilots. Despite being down 13 at halftime, BYU came out and played a monster second half, winning by a score of 82-71. BYU now has an 18-14 overall record.
As the 4-seed, Loyola Marymount had a double bye, and has been waiting to see which team they will face in the quarterfinal round. The 19-11 LMU Lions last played on Feb. 25, winning 75-67 at Pepperdine.
BYU and LMU played twice this season, with LMU winning the first game in Los Angeles, and BYU winning the second game in Provo. LMU won 64-59 on Jan. 5, while BYU laid the hurt on LMU on Feb. 2, 89-61.
The winner of Saturday’s quarterfinal gets the chance to play no. 1 seed Saint Mary’s on Monday night in the semis Click here for the full WCC Tournament bracket.
Here’s how to watch BYU and LMU Saturday night:
- Sat. Mar. 4, 8:00 p.m. MT
- Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NV
TV Broadcast Team:
- Dave Flemming
- Sean Farnham
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