Share this story...
BYU - Pepperdine - Alex Barcello
Latest News

BYU/Pepperdine: How To Watch, Listen, Or Stream At Tip-Off

BYU guard Alex Barcello against the Pepperdine Waves in 2020. (BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

PROVO, Utah – BYU basketball gets ready for a rare back-to-back home-and-home against the same opponent in the Pepperdine Waves. The Cougars have won their last three games and are currently in second place in the West Coast Conference.

Here are all the nitty-gritty details on how you can watch or listen to BYU (12-3, 3-1 WCC) host the Pepperdine Waves (6-6, 2-1 WCC) on Saturday, January 23rd, 2021.

BYU leads the all-time series against the Waves 16-7. The last meeting was on February 29th, 2020. BYU won that game 81-64 at Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu in front of a large contingent of BYU fans in sunny Malibu.

BYU vs. Pepperdine – WCC Hoops

Where: Marriott Center

When: Saturday, January 23rd, at 8 p.m. (MT)

Location: Provo, Utah

Attendance: No fans will be permitted to attend the game. Only the families of the players and coaches on both teams are allowed to attend.

BYU/Pepperdine: How To Watch


Announcers: Dave Flemming, Sean Farnham

Which Channel: DirecTV (209), Dish (143), AT&T U-verse (1606 – HD), Verizon FiOS (574), Xfinity (669 – HD)

BYU/Pepperdine: How To Listen

Radio: KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM, 1160 AM)

Radio Stream:

Mobile App: KSL NewsRadio app on iOS and Google Play

Pregame coverage of BYU vs. Pepperdine begins Saturday at 7 p.m. (MT) on your legacy home of the BYU Cougars, KSL NewsRadio with Cougar Sports Saturday getting the game day started from Noon-3 p.m. (MT).

How To Stream

Stream: ESPN app or Log in with your television provider credentials.

Who To Follow on Social Media

BYU Fast Facts

2020-21 Record: 12-3 overall, 3-1 WCC

NET Ranking: 27

KenPom: 48

BPI: 36

Sagarin: 26

KPI: 16

Head Coach: Mark Pope (2nd year at BYU, 6th year as Division I head coach)

Pope’s Coaching Record at BYU: 36-11

Pope’s record against Pepperdine: 2-0

Pepperdine Fast Facts

2020-21 Record: 6-6 overall, 1-1 WCC

NET Ranking: 150

KenPom: 130

BPI: 120

Sagarin: 120

KPI: 132

Head Coach: Lorenzo Romar (3rd season at Pepperdine, 6th overall, 24th as Division I head coach)

Romar’s Coaching Record at Pepperdine: 80-84

Porter’s record against BYU: 0-5 (0-4 Pepperdine, 0-1 Washington)

Projected Starting Lineups


G – Alex Barcello, Sr.; 6-2, 180

G – Brandon Averette, Gr.; 5-11, 185

F – Trevin Knell, Soph.; 6-5, 190

F – Matt Haarms, Gr.; 7-3, 250

C – Kolby Lee, Jr.; 6-9, 240


G – Sedrick Altman, Soph.; 6-2, 180

G – Colbey Ross, Sr.; 6-1, 185

F – Kessler Edwards, Jr.; 6-8, 215

F – Kene Chukwuka, Gr.; 6-9, 225

C – Victor Ohia Obioha, Jr.; 6-9, 220

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m., KSL Newsradio). Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper and the KSL Sports app.

  • BYU Cougars Scoreboard

  • BYU Cougars Team Leaders

  • BYU Cougars Standings