BYU basketball: Preview vs. San Francisco

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Men's college basketball BYU vs. San Francisco

O At War Memorial Gymnasium (San Francisco)

Tipoff • 8 p.m. MST

TV • BYUtv

Radio • 1160 AM, 102.7 FM

Records • BYU 11-4, 1-0 WCC; USF 7-7, 0-1 WCC

Series History • BYU leads, 7-5

Last Meeting • BYU 85, San Francisco 84 (Feb. 16, 2012)

About the Dons • They dropped their WCC opener 74-69 at Santa Clara on Wednesday night. … They have lost six of their last eight games after a five-game winning streak. … They are 46-19 at home in five seasons under coach Rex Walter. … They were shooting 43.6 percent from 3-point range their first seven games, but have shot just 34.6 percent from long range their last seven games.

About the Cougars • They led Loyola Marymount by as many as 44 points before taking a 92-51 win over the Lions on Thursday in Provo. … Coach Dave Rose started Brandon Davies, Brock Zylstra, Matt Carlino, Tyler Haws and Josh Sharp for the third-straight game and eighth time this season. … After Carlino (21), Davies (12) and Haws (20) reached double figures in scoring vs. LMU, it was the ninth time this season they have had three or more players in double figures.