NCAAB Game Preview - Brigham Young at Gonzaga
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:00 PM EST

BYU
69
Gonz
92
F
Baylor
75
OkSt
68
F
Lou
79
Duke
73
F
Aub
47
Fla
69
F
Butl
66
DeP
79
F
Kansas
66
Tex
57
F
Nev
55
SDSU
68
F
Oreg
64
Wash
61
F(OT)
FlaSt
83
Mia-FL
79
F(OT)
KY
73
Ark
66
F
WVU
68
KansSt
84
F
UConn
55
Vill
61
F
Hou
65
WichSt
54
F
Purd
50
MD
57
F
Seton
82
StJon
79
F
Colora
54
Ariz
75
F
OhSt
76
PSU
90
F
IaSt
52
TxTch
72
F
NW
71
Ill
75
F
Prov
74
Crei
78
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UMBC
60
UNH
65
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IL-C
75
IUPUI
66
F
Syr
71
VaTec
69
F
UNC
52
Pitt
66
F
LaSal
63
URI
66
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Detr
80
WIGB
83
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SCar
81
TexAM
67
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Oral
92
IPFW
68
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Citad
79
VMI
88
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MiaO
62
Ball
71
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LoyMD
80
Army
81
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Tuls
67
Tul
54
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TCU
63
Okla
83
F
Clem
54
NCSU
60
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Marq
84
GTown
80
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MOSt
68
Evans
58
F
ChaSo
79
HiPt
60
F
Hartfo
57
Vermt
74
F
StBon
63
VACom
91
F
JMU
61
Tows
69
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StJos
87
Penn
81
F
Hamp
88
UNCA
86
F
Dart
62
Harv
67
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Ohio
60
E MI
58
F
W&M
57
Drex
84
F
Elon
78
Del
79
F
Boston
70
Colg
79
F
ArkSt
80
CoCar
75
F
Buff
86
CenMI
67
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Longw
58
Campbl
68
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Toled
99
Akr
89
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Rich
97
GMas
87
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Mercer
90
Samf
75
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Sac
49
S UT
74
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NebOm
76
Denv
91
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GASt
65
Troy
75
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Rice
68
SoMis
81
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TexAr
78
ULMo
58
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Mizzu
74
Alab
88
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OrSt
76
WaSt
89
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LoyMa
53
USF
61
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StMar
78
Pepp
69
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TexPA
70
UtVal
72
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NoAZ
64
N CO
58
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ColSt
78
AF
65
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UTEP
70
TexSA
86
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GaSo
68
SthAL
74
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LongI
74
Bry
60
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KennSt
48
NJIT
66
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StFNY
69
Wagn
64
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(N/A)
53
RobM
49
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Lafy
66
Navy
68
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CenCT
52
MtStM
79
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UAB
68
FlAtl
65
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Hof
67
Charl
69
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NIU
64
BGSU
66
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HolyC
69
Amer
81
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NCAT
75
Copp
79
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CenAR
72
Nich
79
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How
58
Morg
68
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NCC
86
BethC
59
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TNTec
59
E IL
84
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GrgWas
75
UMass
51
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ArkLR
73
App
57
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FlGlf
65
N AL
70
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Lamar
58
TXAMC
64
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JacSt
64
SIU-E
56
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StPet
71
Quin
51
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USC-Up
67
GWebb
83
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Kent
63
W MI
67
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Radf
75
Presb
64
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FlaAM
65
SCSt
81
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Charl
63
W Ky
80
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N TX
51
LaTec
50
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MorSt
59
Belm
77
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InWor
56
SFA
80
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Alc
105
MsVl
73
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E KY
92
TNSt
88
F
APSU
92
TN-M
81
F
Murr
96
SEMO
91
F(OT)
SoFL
54
UCF
55
F
Stetsn
64
Jacksn
59
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UCDav
66
CSNor
62
F
NM
78
UNLV
99
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Fres
65
Wyo
50
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E WA
71
MTSt
58
F
Tenn
66
Vand
45
F
NrthIA
86
Brad
71
F
PVAM
64
Gram
57
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MD-ES
52
Norf
62
F
Stan
78
USC
82
F(OT)
AlSt
65
AlaAM
56
F
TXSo
77
JackSt
66
F
Oakl
68
WIMil
73
F
Ind
82
Nebras
74
F
Clev
49
NoKY
75
F
YSU
72
WriSt
79
F
ETSU
85
WCU
66
F
Albany
62
Stony
70
F
SacHr
65
StFPA
72
F
NE
74
UNCW
76
F(OT)
Chat
52
UNCG
72
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OlDom
67
Marsh
68
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Monm
65
Manh
58
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Lipsco
60
Lib
67
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MidTN
69
FlInt
83
F
Corn
61
Colum
75
F
Leh
56
Buck
72
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McNee
65
NOrl
52
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CS-Ful
66
LongB
62
F
Temp
52
SMU
68
F
UVA
63
GaTec
58
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IndSt
77
Valpa
86
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TxSt
68
ULLa
59
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LSU
80
Miss
76
F
SamH
95
HBU
75
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SeLA
55
AbCh
76
F
UGA
59
MisSt
91
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South
75
ArkPB
56
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Pacif
80
SCla
84
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Ida
63
Mont
67
F
Utah
64
AzSt
83
F
NMSt
75
Seatt
67
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USD
77
Portl
67
F
UtSt
83
Bois
88
F(OT)
IdaSt
76
PorSt
82
F
UCRiv
53
UCIrv
69
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UCSB
63
HI
70
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CSBak
ChiSt
PPD
GrCan
UMKC
PPD
No. 1 Gonzaga aims for record home streak vs. BYU
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:48 AM

Records and streaks come and go and this season Gonzaga is doing its part to keep those who keep track of these sort of things very busy.

The No. 1-ranked team in the nation has won 35 straight West Coast Conference road games, the longest streak by any Division I team over the last 30 seasons.

With their 104-54 victory over Santa Clara on Thursday, the Bulldogs now have won 33 straight at home, the longest current streak in the nation.

Gonzaga's 32 straight regular-season conference wins also is the longest in the country and ties Pepperdine (1991-93) as the longest in WCC history.

On Saturday, Gonzaga (19-1, 5-0 WCC) plays host to BYU with a chance to break that record.

"When we play together and when we play great defense, which helps a lot, I think we're pretty unstoppable offensively," Joel Ayayi, who had 19 points, six rebounds and three steals against Santa Clara, told The Spokesman-Review after the win.

BYU (14-5, 3-1) also had its way on Thursday, defeating San Diego 93-70 despite not having the services of leading scorer and rebounder Yoeli Childs. Childs has been sidelined with an injury to his index finger and is expected to miss another week.

Without Childs' 20.9 points and 10.1 rebounds a game, the Cougars face an uphill battle against the Bulldogs.

Kolby Lee stepped up in Childs' absence and scored a career-high 21 points, going a perfect 8-for-8 from the field. TJ Haws added 19 and Jake Toolson chipped in with 14 points.

"It's fun to watch these guys grow," BYU head coach Mark Pope said after the game. "Kolby was great to watch tonight because he's growing before our eyes. I'm proud of all the guys. It was a great team effort."

Pope made sure the Cougars weren't looking ahead to playing Gonzaga, reminding his players of an embarrassing loss to San Diego that ended BYU's season in the WCC tournament last March.

"They're super dangerous," Pope said before the San Diego game. "They're really big. Their front line is big and physical. They crash the offensive glass pretty hard."

If the Toreros' big men had Pope worried, imagine how much he has to prepare for Filip Petrusev, Corey Kispert, Killian Tillie and Drew Timme.

The Gonzaga quartet combined for 58 points and 25 rebounds against Santa Clara. Ayayi led the Zags with 19 points and fellow guard Admon Gilder came off the bench and added 18.

Mark Few's troops are clicking on all cylinders. The Zags are the only team in the nation to have six players averaging double-digit scoring per game. And a seventh player scores 9.5 points per game.

Gonzaga's defense and rebounding often get overlooked because of its prolific offense. Both were on display Thursday as Santa Clara was held to 30.4 percent from the field. The Bulldogs outrebounded the Broncos, 53-35.

"We jumped out and played with great tenacity for almost a full 40 minutes," Few said. "We played with a lot of spirit, we were physical and protected the rim probably as good as we've protected the rim all year."

The Bulldogs haven't faced much adversity this season, but on Thursday, Few announced that freshman Anton Watson would need shoulder surgery and miss the rest of the season.

"Anton is one of the toughest guys I've coached. He's battled through a lot, because he cares about this team," Few said. "This is the right thing to do moving forward for his career, and he has a bright future with our program."

--Field Level Media

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