BYU vs Texas A&M: NCAA Tournament Preview

    
March 18th, 2009

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Texas A&M vs Brigham Young

 

When: 12:30 PM ET, Thursday, March 19, 2009
Where: Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

TXAM

Edge in:

BYU

Points Per Game

Field Goal %

Free Throw %

Defense

Rebounding

Turnovers

Bench

 

Overall Team Offense

  • The Brigham Young Cougars are ranked 6 for offensive field goal percentage shooting 48.7% while attempting 56.7 shots per game. The Cougars shooting percentages include 72.8% for free throw percentage and 38.0% for three point percentage so far this season.

  • The Texas A&M Aggies are ranked 108 for offensive field goal percentage shooting 44.7% while attempting 53.7 shots per game. The Aggies shooting percentages include 69.1% for free throw percentage and 36.7% for three point percentage so far this season.

Home and Away

  • The Brigham Young Cougars are 14-2 at home this season, 13-5 against conference opponents, and 12-2 against non-conference opponents.

  • At home the Cougars are averaging 77.9 scoring, and holding teams to 62.5 points scored on defense.

  • The Texas A&M Aggies are 5-5 while on the road this season, 9-8 against conference opponents, and 14-1 against non-conference opponents.

  • On the road, the Aggies are averaging 67.7 scoring, and holding teams to 69.3 points scored on defense.

Team Comparison

 

W/L

Strk

Home

Away

Neutral

Day

Night

Conf

Texas A&M

23-9

L1

16-2

5-5

2-2

8-3

15-6

9-8

Brigham Young

25-7

L1

14-2

9-3

2-2

5-2

20-5

13-5

 

Last Meeting

 

Texas A&M

Brigham Young

Date

Away

Home

Pts

Reb

FG%

Pts

Reb

FG%

3/20/08

TXAM 67

BYU 62

67

36

54.3

62

23

44.4

 

Texas A&M Off vs  Brigham Young Def

71.6 Points For
64.7 Points Against
44.7 FG%
40.3 FG%
34.2 Reb
29.7 Reb

 

Brigham Young Off vs  Texas A&M Def

77.2 Points For
66.5 Points Against
48.7 FG%
43.0 FG%
29.7 Reb
28.4 Reb

 

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