Nov 15, 2012; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Brigham Young Cougars guard Tyler Haws (3) drives around Florida State Seminoles guard Devon Bookert (1) during the second half of the game at the Coaches vs Cancer held at Barclays Center. Florida State won 88-70. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

BYU Game Preview: Cougars Start Off Season With Exhibition Against Colorado College

Although football season is full swing for the Cougars, basketball season is now upon us, providing BYU fans even more excitement in the fall sport season. The Cougars return plenty of quality players, and welcome some newcomers to a team that projects in the top half of the WCC. This version of the BYU Cougars will be debuted in an exhibition game against Colorado College in the Marriot Center.

A Closer Look at Colorado College

Type: Private

Students: 2,011

Location: Colorado Spring, Colo.

Colors: Gold and Black

Nickname: Tigers

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Record Last Season: 16-11

Conference: SCAC (Division III)

Top Returner: Forward, Chris Lesnansky

The Tigers are a team on the rise in the division III ranks. They bring back two double-digit scorers – Chris Lesnansky (15.1 PPG) and Ryan Milne (14.4 PPG) – who will lead the scoring charge for CC.

Things to Look For?

The Freshmen

Eric Mika, Luke Worthington, and Frank Bartley IV will all make their college debuts tonight. Although they are playing against a division III opponent, seeing how they react to playing in their first game will be telling. Will they play nervous? Confident? We shall see.

Skylar Halford: Is the Hype Justified?

Throughout the offseason, Halford has been heralded as a deadly three-point shooter. What better way to tell if this hype surrounding Halford is legitimate than live game action?

Gametime: 6 P.M. PT

Radio: KSL 1160 AM

Projected Starters: Carlino, Haws, Collingsworth, Mika, Austin



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