LAS VEGAS (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro had 27 points and 12 rebounds as San Diego rolled past Brigham Young 80-57 in the West Coast Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Saturday night.
No. 7 seed San Diego (20-13, 9-9) vs. No. 3 seed Brigham Young (19-12, 11-5)
West Coast Conference Tourney Semifinals, Orleans Arena, Las Vegas; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 29 points and 13 rebounds as BYU beat San Diego 87-73 on Saturday night. TJ Haws added 26 points for the Cougars.
San Diego (18-12, 7-8) vs. Brigham Young (18-12, 10-5)
Marriott Center, Provo, Utah; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: San Diego seeks revenge on Brigham Young after dropping the first...
Brigham Young (18-11, 10-4) vs. No. 2 Gonzaga (26-2, 13-0)
McCarthey Athletic Center, Spokane, Washington; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 2 Gonzaga presents a tough challenge...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Frankie Ferrari had a career-high 23 points as San Francisco defeated BYU 77-71 on Thursday night.
Ferrari hit 9 of 12 shots. He added seven assists and six...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 18 points and five assists as BYU defeated Loyola Marymount 70-62 on Saturday.
Gavin Baxter had 13 points and seven rebounds for BYU (18-10, 10-3 West Coast Conference), which earned its fifth straight win. TJ Haws added 13 points and eight assists. Zac Seljaas had 12 points and six rebounds for the visitors.
James Batemon had 16 points for the Lions (17-10, 5-8). Joe Quintana added 14 points. Mattias Markusson had 10 points.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — TJ Haws and the BYU Cougars weren't about to lose in overtime again.
Haws, a junior guard, scored eight of his career-high 35 points in overtime while Yoeli Childs had five of his 27 in the extra period to lead BYU to an 88-82 victory against San Diego on Thursday night, the fourth straight victory for the West Coast Conference's second-place team.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lift Brigham Young to a 69-59 win over Pacific on Saturday night.
Connor Harding had 13 points for Brigham Young (16-10, 8-3 West Coast Conference). TJ Haws added seven assists.
Roberto Gallinat had 15 points for the Tigers (13-13, 3-8). Anthony Townes added 13 rebounds. Jahlil Tripp had 10 rebounds.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — T.J. Haws scored 22 points, Yoeli Childs added 17 points with 11 rebounds and BYU handed Portland its 11th straight loss, 83-48 on Thursday night.
The Cougars (15-10, 7-3 West Coast Conference) had their best defensive half of the season, holding the Pilots (7-18, 0-10) to 21 points in the first half to lead by 19. Haws had seven points as BYU closed the half on a 17-3 run and opened the second half with a 14-3 surge to go up by 30.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, TJ Haws added 17 points with seven assists and BYU beat Saint Mary's 71-66 on Thursday night in a battle for third place in the West Coast Conference.
Zac Seljaas made a steal and fast-break dunk to extend BYU's lead to 61-49 with just under six minutes left. Haws' drive and no-look pass to Gavin Baxter for a dunk made it 67-60 with just over a minute left.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frankie Ferrari had 21 points and seven assists to help San Francisco beat BYU 82-63 on Saturday night and snap an 11-game losing streak against the Cougars.
Ferrari was 8-of-11 shooting, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range. Jamaree Bouyea had 15 points, Matt McCarthy scored 14, Charles Minlend added 13 and Jordan Ratinho 10 for San Francisco. The Dons (16-3, 4-1 West Coast Conference) shot a season-high 63.6 percent (35 of 55) from the field.
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — TJ Haws scored a career high 34 points and matched his best with eight assists and BYU pulled away to defeat Pepperdine 87-76 on Thursday night.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 27 points, TJ Haws added 16 points with a key 3-pointer late, and BYU beat Santa Clara 80-74 on Saturday night.
Haws' catch-and-shoot 3 from the right wing made it 77-71 with 1:33 left in the game. The Cougars (11-8, 3-1 West Coast Conference) made 3 of 4 free throws to secure the win.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 20 of his 28 points in the second half and BYU broke away to defeat Portland 79-56 in its West Coast Conference home opener Thursday night.
Childs pulled down 12 rebounds for his tenth double-double of the season and third in a row.
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 23 points and Malik Fitts added 18 with nine rebounds to help Saint Mary's beat BYU on Saturday night.
Tanner Krebs had 14 points and seven rebounds for Saint Mary's (10-7, 1-1 West Coast Conference).
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — TJ Haws scored 24 points and Jahshire Hardnett added 17, including four free throws in the final 47 seconds, as BYU slipped past Pacific 90-87 Thursday night in the West Coast Conference opener for both teams.
Haws made 6 of 12 from the field, including 4 of 8 from 3-point range, and hit 8-of-11 free throws. Yoeli Childs had 13 points and 12 rebounds — his ninth double-double this season — before fouling out with three minutes left for BYU (9-7).
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 30 points to lead BYU to an 85-66 victory over Portland State on Wednesday night.
BYU (8-4) has won two straight since snapping a three-game skid. Portland State (5-4) has lost two of its last four games.
Haws was 9 of 15 from the floor and had five assists. Yoeli Childs added 13 points, and Zac Seljaas and Connor Harding 11 apiece for the Cougars. Nick Emery scored five points in 24 minutes in his third game of the season.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Yoeli Childs turned a rivalry game between BYU and Utah into his own personal highlight reel.
Childs dominated on both ends of the court in leading the Cougars to a 74-59 victory over the Utes on Saturday. Whatever Utah had in its defensive scouting report on the junior forward didn't cover enough ground.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs matched a season high with 31 points and BYU ended a three-game losing streak with a 95-80 victory over Utah State on a Wednesday night when Nick Emery returned to the floor for the Cougars after more than a season's absence.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored a season-high 28 points and BYU rolled to a 105-78 victory over Rice on Wednesday night.
BYU (5-1) has won five straight, all at home, after losing its opener to then-No. 7 Nevada.
Childs was 13 of 18 from the field and had seven rebounds and five assists. Jahshire Hardnett added a career-high 20 points and TJ Haws had 18 for the Cougars, who shot 39 of 70 (56 percent) and made 10 3-pointers. Hardnett and Haws each made three shots from long range.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws scored 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting, Yoeli Childs added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and BYU beat Alabama A&M 91-60 on Saturday.
Childs recorded his fifth straight double-double, the seventh longest double-double streak in program history.
Zac Seljaas was 5 of 8 from 3-point range and added 15 points for the Cougars (4-1). Seljaas became the 12th fastest player in BYU history to score 100 career 3-pointers (75 games).
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead BYU to an 85-65 victory over Oral Roberts on Thursday night.
Childs entered the game needing 16 points to reach 1,000 for his career. He became the 51st player in program history — and the 15th under BYU coach Dave Rose — to reach the milestone. Childs hit a 3-pointer with 11:15 to play to surpass 1,000.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 18 points and collected 15 rebounds and BYU beat Northwestern State 82-57 on Tuesday night.
Laterrance Reid's jumper brought Northwestern State within 20-19 before Connor Harding buried a 3-pointer, Childs threw down a dunk and Jashire Hardnett buried a 3 as part of an 8-0 BYU run. The Cougars closed out the first half with a 10-0 run, led 42-25 at intermission and were never threatened. BYU started the second half with another 8-0 run for a 25-point lead.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws scored a flurry of 3-point baskets early in the second half and finished with 23 points as BYU defeated Utah Valley 75-65 Friday night in the wake of an NCAA announcement the program was being hit with sanctions.
Yoeli Childs scored 20 points, including a putback after Utah Valley came within 65-61 late in the game. Zac Seljaas hit a 3-pointer to extend the lead and BYU put it away with five straight free throws.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Yoeli Childs and BYU saved their best game of the season for the right time.
Childs scored a career-high 33 points and the Cougars shot 61 percent from the field to beat No. 22 Saint Mary's 85-72 in Monday's West Coast Conference Tournament semifinals.
"It was a real good win for us," BYU coach Dave Rose said. "Tonight, they were on it. They shared the ball, made big shots, executed well. It was a well-played game on both sides."
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elijah Bryant and Yoeli Childs combined to score 49 points and No. 3 seed BYU advanced to the West Coast Conference semifinals for the fifth straight year after posting an 85-79 win over sixth-seeded San Diego in a tournament quarterfinal Saturday at the Orleans Arena.
The Cougars (23-9) will face the Saint Mary's-Pepperdine winner in the second of two semifinals Monday.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Ho hum, it's another West Coast Conference championship for Gonzaga.
Johnathan Williams scored 16 points, and the sixth-ranked Bulldogs clinched the conference title with a 79-65 victory over BYU on Saturday night.
The Bulldogs (27-4, 17-1) have won at least a share of 18 of the past 19 regular-season WCC championships, including each of the past six seasons.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Elijah Bryant and Yoeli Childs scored 15 points apiece and Brigham Young defeated Portland 72-60 on Thursday night.
Dalton Nixon added 14 points for the Cougars (22-8, 11-6 West Coast Conference) and Childs had 13 rebounds for his 14th double-double. The third-place Cougars close the regular season at home on Saturday against league-leader and No. 6 ranked Gonzaga.
Marcus Shaver Jr. scored 21 points for the Pilots (10-20, 4-13), who dropped their fifth straight.
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Bryant scored nine of his 25 points in overtime and BYU held off upset-minded Pepperdine 75-70.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws scored 26 points with seven assists, Yoeli Childs had 20 points and nine rebounds and BYU beat San Francisco 75-73 in overtime on Saturday.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished five assists and BYU pulled away to defeat Santa Clara 80-58 on Thursday night.
Elijah Bryant and T.J. Haws added 14 points and six assists apiece and Dalton Nixon 12 points for the Cougars (19-7, 8-5 West Coast Conference), who had 22 assists on 34 baskets.
Kai Healy led the Broncos (8-17, 5-8) with 12 points) and Josip Vrankic and K.J. Feagin had 11 each.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Batemon poured in 28 points and added four rebounds, four assists and three steals and Loyola Marymount stunned BYU 76-69 on Thursday night.
Eli Scott, a freshman, totaled 19 points and 10 rebounds for his fourth double-double and first in West Coast Conference play for the Lions (7-15, 2-9). Zafir Williams added 12 points off the bench on 5-of-6 shooting. LMU beat BYU (18-6, 7-4) for only the fifth time in 19 tries and lost at BYU 82-67 last month.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Elijah Bryant had 28 points on a nearly perfect shooting night on Saturday and BYU pulled away late to beat Pacific 80-65.
Bryant was 8 of 9 from both the field and the foul line, including hitting all four of his 3-point attempts, and grabbed seven rebounds for the Cougars (18-5, 7-3 West Coast Conference). BYU solidified its hold on third place in conference standings.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws scored 24 points and BYU rallied past San Diego, 74-58 in a West Coast Conference battle Saturday night.
BYU now has won four straight after an upset loss at Pacific on Jan. 6.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Elijah Bryant scored 20 of his 29 points in the first half and BYU defeated Loyola Marymount 82-67 on Thursday night.
With Bryant making 7 of 9 shots, including 4 of his 5 3-pointers, the Cougars (16-4, 5-2 West Coast Conference) shot 67 percent and rolled to a 46-29 lead at halftime. Bryant had five points in an early 20-2 run that pushed the lead to 11 and the margin was in double figures for the last 14½ minutes. BYU opened the game making 11 of 13 shots.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 22 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high eight assists on Saturday night to help BYU beat Santa Clara 84-50.
Childs had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists in the first half when the Cougars built a 46-28 lead by shooting 19 of 24 (79 percent) from the field and outrebounding the Broncos 19-2.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Elijah Bryant and Yoeli Childs combined to score 46 points and BYU bounced back from an upset loss at Pacific to keep Pepperdine winless in West Coast Conference play with an 83-63 win on Thursday night.
The Cougars led by just six at intermission, 40-34, but after Matthew Atewe's jumper to get the Waves within four, Bryant keyed a 15-2 run by knocking down three 3-pointers and adding two free throws.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elijah Bryant had 17 points and Yoeli Childs scored nine of his 13 in the final 10 minutes to help BYU pull away late for a 69-59 win over San Francisco on Thursday night.
Childs made 6 of 9 from the field with eight rebounds and Bryant added seven rebounds. Jashire Hardnett scored 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting for BYU (13-3, 2-1 West Coast Conference).
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Elijah Bryant added 22 points with a career-high 15 boards, and BYU beat Portland 68-45 in a West Coast Conference opener on Thursday night for its ninth straight win.
It's the fifth 20-point game for Childs and Bryant this season and the second time they both scored 20 in the same game.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 12 of his 19 points in the final seven minutes and BYU used two big second-half runs to pull away for a 73-52 win over Texas Southern on Saturday night.
TJ Haws added 11 points for BYU (11-2). The Cougars have won eight in a row.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 20 points with eight rebounds, four steals and two blocked shots and Brigham Young beat Idaho State 85-71 on Thursday.
TJ Haws, Elijah Bryant and Payton Dastrup each scored 14 points for BYU (10-2). Dastrup made all five of his shots, Childs was 8 of 13 from the field and the Cougars shot 58 percent (28 of 48).
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Elijah Bryant scored 17 points with nine rebounds and nine assists, TJ Haws scored 20 points and BYU defeated Illinois State 80-68 on Wednesday night.
Bryant started off with a 3-pointer and Yoeli Childs and Jahshire Hardnett each added jumpers three minutes in and the Cougars never trailed. BYU went on an 11-0 run in which the Redbirds went close to five minutes without scoring. Bryant made back-to-back 3s for a 28-7 lead with 6:55 before intermission.