San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - Matt Carlino and Tyler Haws scored 22
points each to help the BYU Cougars come back from a second half deficit to
defeat the San Francisco Dons, 80-76, in a West Coast Conference battle at
Brock Zylstra chipped in 16 points for BYU (12-4, 2-0 WCC) as it reeled off
its fourth consecutive victory. Josh Sharp pulled down a game-high 10
Cole Dickerson and Cody Doolin also finished with 22 points apiece to lead San
Francisco (8-7, 0-2), which dropped its second straight decision. Doolin
recorded a double-double by dishing out 10 assists and Dickerson was just a
rebound shy of a double-double himself.
The Dons came out firing and knocked down 9-of-13 attempts from beyond the arc
in the opening 20 minutes to build a 46-37 halftime lead. BYU stayed within
striking distance by hitting 43.8 percent of its field goal attempts in the
San Francisco was unable to keep up its deadly accuracy from 3-point range
after the break, as it went just 2-of-11 from distance and also only 4-of-8 at
the charity stripe in the second stanza. BYU converted 54.8 percent of its
shots from the floor and used a 7-0 run to go up by six points with just under
two minutes left before the final buzzer.
The Cougars outscored San Francisco, 12-3, in the second chance points to
survive their trip to Memorial Gymnasium.
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