Provo, UT (Sports Network) - Tyler Haws registered a double-double with 28
points and 13 rebounds to lift the BYU Cougars to a 81-72 decision over the
Weber State Wildcats in a non-conference tilt at the Marriott Center.
Haws hit on 9-of-21 attempts from the field and converted 9-of-12 shots at the
charity stripe for BYU (1-0), which also received 22 points and six assists
from Matt Carlino. Kyle Collinsworth contributed a double-double of his own
with 11 points and 10 boards in the win.
Kyle Tresnak paced Weber State (0-1) with 24 points while Davion Berry chipped
in 23 points. Jeremy Senglin added 14 points while Joel Bolomboy posted a
double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds.
The Cougars took a 44-33 lead into the intermission after they hit on 42.5
percent of their field goal tries in the first half. The Wildcats could not
keep up due to their 2-of-7 shooting performance from beyond the arc in the
opening 20 minutes.
Weber State narrowed the deficit despite connecting on just 38.2 percent of
its field goal tries after the break. The Cougars missed all four of their
shots from behind the 3-point line in the second half, but held on by
converting 7-of-10 attempts at the free-throw line.
BYU held a 46-40 edge in the rebounding battle and finished with 18 assists
and just seven turnovers.
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