Bryant lifts BYU to 91-61 win over Mississippi Valley St.
PROVO, Utah (AP) Elijah Bryant scored 27 points and was 10-for-11 shooting and Yoeli Childs had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Brigham Young dismantled Mississippi Valley State 91-61 in the season opener for both teams Saturday night.
Childs added six assists and five blocked shots and TJ Haws added 14 points and five assists. The Cougars, who are 3-0 all-time against Mississippi Valley State, never trailed.
After Jamal Watson brought the Delta Devils to within 18-16 with a jump shot, BYU went on an 18-2 run and were never challenged thereafter. The Cougars led 47-23 at halftime.
BYU was 33-for-56 shooting (58.9 percent) against 37.5 percent (24 for 64) for Mississippi Valley State. The Cougars had a 43-28 rebounding edge and blocked 11 shots.
Tereke Eckwood led the Delta Devils with 16 points.
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|Min. Per Game|
|Pts. Per Game|
|Ast. Per Game|
|Reb. Per Game|
|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|Field Goals||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|3-Pointers||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|Free Throws||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|