Cougars Host Utah State Saturday
BYU leads series 132-8 .
Dec. 13, 2002
PROVO, Utah - After extending the nation's longest homecourt victory streak to 38 games with its win over San Diego Wednesday, BYU (6-1) hosts instate rival Utah State (5-1) of the Big West Conference in the Marriott Center Saturday at 7 p.m. MST. The game will be televised locally on KSL, channel 5, by Sports West Productions with Dave McCann and Craig Hislop calling the action. The radio broadcast can be heard on KSL Newsradio 1160 and the Cougar Sports Network, beginning at 6 p.m. MST with a one-hour pregame show. KSL's Greg Wrubell will call the play-by-play action with Mark Durrant providing game analysis. A live Internet audio link is available on the basketball page of the official BYU athletics website, byucougars.com, and via BYU Radio on the Dish Network or at byuradio.org. The game will be taped-delay broadcast Monday on BYU Television at 5:30 p.m. MST and on KBYU, channel 11, at 10:30 p.m. There is no satellite of the live broadcast, local broadcast only.
The Cougars are 6-1 after playing five of its first seven games away from Provo. BYU's lone loss was a 74-64 defeat at Creighton last Saturday, who moved up to No. 23 in the AP Poll and No. 24 in the ESPN/USA Today Poll with the win and is now rated No. 1 in the computer Sagarin ratings. The Aggies are off to a 5-1 start, including the title of the Hilo Hawai'i Shootout. Last year Utah State beat BYU, 90-81, in overtime in Logan.