BYU squares off against Montana Tech
Montana Tech vs. Brigham Young (5-3)
Marriott Center, Provo, Utah; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Brigham Young Cougars will be taking on the Orediggers of NAIA member Montana Tech. Brigham Young is coming off a 90-77 win in Lahaina over Virginia Tech in its most recent game.
BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Jake Toolson has averaged 14.8 points and 4.9 rebounds for the Cougars, while TJ Haws has recorded 13.9 points per game.JUMPING FOR JAKE: Toolson has connected on 40 percent of the 45 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 13 for 29 over his last five games. He’s also converted 85.7 percent of his foul shots this season.
DID YOU KNOW: Brigham Young went 8-7 overall when playing out-of-conference foes last season. The Cougars scored 84.5 points per matchup in those 15 contests.