LMU Hits The Road Again, Faces Off Against BYU Thursday

Jan. 31, 2018

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LOS ANGELES – The Loyola Marymount women’s basketball team (14-7, 6-4 WCC) is seeking its fourth straight win as it travels to Provo, Utah to square off against the BYU Cougars (12-9, 7-3 WCC) on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. PT.

The Last Meeting
Loyola Marymount55
January 18, 2018
Gersten Pavilion
Strong Fourth Quarter Powers BYU Past LMU
BYU defeated LMU 67-55 on Thursday at Gersten Pavilion. The Cougars have now won five straight games.

Date | Time: Thursday, Feb. 1 | 6 p.m. (PT)
Where: Provo, UT
Live Stats: Live Stats
Live Stream: BYUtv.org
The Lions and Cougars met for the first time this season at Gersten Pavilion on Jan. 18 in a game that resulted in a 67-55 BYU victory. The contest was tied at 39-39 entering the final frame, and the Cougars prevailed with a strong fourth quarter to finish things out. BYU tallied 28 fourth-quarter points while holding LMU to just 16.

Cassie Devashrayee of BYU led all scorers in the previous meeting, finishing with 29 points. She knocked down 12-of-15 attempts in the Cougars victory. Cheyanne Wallace led LMU in scoring with 15 points.

BYU stands in second place in the WCC standings while LMU is tied for third with Saint Mary’s with a conference record of 6-4. The Cougars are 12-9 overall this season with an 8-2 record at home and a 4-7 mark on the road. The Lions are 14-7 overall, 8-4 at home and 6-3 in road contests.

Devashrayee leads the WCC in scoring with an average of 20.0 points per game, while Wallace is in the No. 5 spot with an average of 15.7 points per game.

LMU’s Gabby Green leads the conference in steals at 3.0 per game, and Sara Hamson of BYU is the WCC blocks leader with a 4.5 blocks per game average.

The Lions and Cougars have the top-two three-point shooters in the conference as well, as Brenna Chase of BYU is making 2.3 threes per game while LMU’s Makenzie Cast is just behind at 2.2 three-pointers made per game.

Following Thursday night’s game, the Lions return home to face the Portland Pilots on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 2 p.m at the Pavilion.

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