WYOMING (12-16, 5-10) at BYU (23-6, 12-2)

MARRIOTT CENTER

TODAY, 8 p.m.

TV: The mtn.

Radio: 1160AM, 102.7 FM

Season series: 1-0, BYU

THE RUNDOWN

• KEY MATCHUP: BYU's unheralded guardline, Ben Murdock and Sam Burgess, against Wyoming's high-profile guardline of Brandon Ewing and Brad Jones.

• FAST FACT: Ewing is No. 2 in the MWC in scoring, No. 2 in assists, and No. 9 in steals.

• PLAYER TO WATCH: Cowboy forward Joseph Taylor is the reigning Mountain West Conference player of the week.

PROBABLE STARTERS

B. JONES . . . . . B. MURDOCK

(12.4 ppg, 5.4 rpg) . . . . . (4.3 ppg, 2.3 rpg)

B. EWING . . . . . S. BURGESS

(16.7 ppg, 3.5 rpg) . . . . . (8.5 ppg, 3.6 rpg)

M. LINSKENS . . . . . T. PLAISTED

(4.4 ppg, 3.1 rpg) . . . . . (15.9 ppg, 8 rpg)

J. TAYLOR . . . . . J. TAVERNARI

(7.4 ppg, 6.9 rpg) . . . . . (13 ppg, 5.4 rpg)

R. DERMODY . . . . . L. CUMMARD

(9.7 ppg, 5.2 rpg) . . . . . (16.9 ppg, 6.5 rpg)