BYU Cougars ends Bahamas Trip in Battle 4 Atlantis Tourney against Dayton Flyers on Black Friday Afternoon

PARADISE ISLAND – BYU men’s basketball puts the finishing touches on its trip to the Bahamas and the Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday, November 25, when the Cougars take on the Flyers of Dayton at Imperial Arena. Tip is scheduled 1:30 p.m. MST/3:30 p.m. EST.

Friday’s contest will be broadcast on ESPNU. Mark Durrant will also be on the call on the BYU Sports Network on BYU Radio Sirius XM 143 and KSL 102.7/1160 AM.

BYU Notes (3-3 0-0 WCC)

  • Fousseyni Traore recorded his second double-double of the season and 11th of his career in Thursday’s 75-70 setback to Butler.
  • Traore finished with a season-high 21 points and 12 rebounds while tying a career-high with four assists, leading the team in all three categories in the same game for the first time in his young career.
  • BYU scored a season-high 46 points in the paint against the Bulldogs, thanks in large part to 17 offensive rebounds.

Head Coach – Mark Pope

  • Alma Mater: Kentucky, 1996
  • Division I Career Record: 148-856(8th Season)
  • Record at BYU:  71-29 (4th Season)

Dayton Notes (3-3 0-0 Atlantic 10)

  • Much like BYU, all three of Dayton’s win have come at home as they enter Friday’s matchup at 3-3.
  • The Flyers own the fifth-best field goal percentage defense in the nation as opposing teams are only shooting 32.6 percent against them.
  • DaRon Holmes II is the leading scorer for the Flyers at 13.2 points per games. He has scored in double figures four times including a 20-point performance against SMU.

Head Coach – Anthony Grant

  • Alma Mater: Dayton, 1987
  • Career Record: 298-164 (15th Season)
  • Record at Dayton: 105-55 (6th season)

Series Information

  • Series Record: 2-0
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 70-62, 1/3/1959
  • H/A/N: 0-0/1-0/1-0

Broadcast Information

  • Streamed Audio: BYU Radio Sirius XM 143, KSL 102.7/1160 AM,, BYU Radio app
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell
  • Live stats:

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