BYU (21-6, 10-2) at New Mexico (22-6, 9-4)

THE PIT

TODAY, 8 p.m. TV: mtn.

Radio: 1160AM, 102.7FM

Season series: 1-0, BYU

The rundown

• KEY MATCHUP: BYU's Lee Cummard against UNM's J.R. Giddens, candidates for league player of the year.

• FAST FACT: UNM has converted 240 of 549 3-pointers (.437) to BYU's 220 of 600 (.367).

• PLAYER TO WATCH: J.R. Giddens is the Lobo's big threat from inside and out.

Probable starters

T PLAISTED ... JR GIDDENS

(15.5 ppg, 8.3 rpg) ... (15.1 ppg, 8.5 rpg)

L CUMMARD ... C TOPPERT

(16.2 ppg, 6.4 rpg) ... (10.9 ppg, 3.3 rpg)

J TAVERNARI ... D FARIS

(13.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg) ... (9.2 ppg, 4.4 rpg)

S BURGESS ... D GARY

(8.4 ppg, 3.4 apg) ... (7.8 ppg, 2.2 apg)

B MURDOCK ... R MARTINE

(4.4 ppg, 2.4 rpg) ... (6.9 ppg, 3.7 rpg)