BYU guard Jimmer Fredette scored 34 points to lead the Cougars into the Sweet 16 with an 89-67 victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs Saturday night in Denver.

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NCAA tournament

No. 11 Gonzaga (25-9) vs. No. 3 BYU (31-4)

Tonight, 5:45 p.m., Pepsi Center, Denver

TV: CBS

Radio: 1160 AM, 102.7 FM

Game notes

Brigham Young and Gonzaga will get a head start on their upcoming West Coast Conference rivalry when the two schools square off in Denver on Saturday with an NCAA tournament Sweet 16 berth on the line. The third-seeded Cougars are departing the Mountain West for the WCC, a league the 11th-seeded Bulldogs have dominated for more than a decade. There's nothing like an NCAA contest to get the competition churning and this matchup features perennial NCAA darlings Gonzaga against ever-popular Jimmer Fredette of the Cougars. The Bulldogs won their 10th straight game with an 86-71 victory over St. Johns on Thursday while BYU set a school record for victories in season when it topped Wofford 74-66.

Matchup

No. 11 Gonzaga vs. No. 3 BYU

Preview

No. 11 Gonzaga vs. No. 3 BYU

Previous coverage

Tall, experienced Bulldogs favored over Cougars

Today's game a preview of future WCC rivalry

Gonzaga still feels it has something to prove

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Misc.

BYU team page

Jimmer Fredette player page

Gonzaga team page