The Loyola Marymount Lions look for their third straight win on Thursday night in their West Coast Conference home opener against the BYU Cougars at Gersten Pavilion. LMU opened their WCC schedule with a 77-76 overtime win on the road at the University of San Francisco on Saturday night. Here are the relevant details of Thursday's contest:
Records: Loyola Marymount (8-6, 1-0); BYU (12-4, 1-1)
Location: Gersten Pavilion, Los Angeles, California
Time: 6 p.m. PST
TV: Prime Ticket and BYU-TV; this is one of 10 conference games for Loyola Marymount that will be televised this season.
First Time For Everything: This is just the fourth meeting between LMU and BYU as the Cougars are in their first year in the West Coast Conference. This is BYU's first game at Gersten Pavilion. The only other time the Cougars played at LMU was a 35-32 home win for the Lions on December 30, 1936.