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BYU ices Illinois St. 80-68 behind Bryant

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.

BYU led 39-17 at halftime and Illinois State managed just 7-for-30 shooting (23 percent), which included 15 missed 3-point attempts. The Cougars made half their 30 shots.

Childs added 17 points and seven rebounds for BYU (7-2), winners of four straight. The Cougars passed out 22 assists on 31-of-58 shooting for 53.4 percent.

Phil Fayne led Illinois State (4-5) with 19 points, Taylor Bruninga had 18, Milik Yarbrough, 15 and Keyshawn Evans had 14.

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Key Players
K. Evans
Y. Childs
35.0 Min. Per Game 35.0
18.5 Pts. Per Game 18.5
1.5 Ast. Per Game 1.5
8.8 Reb. Per Game 8.8
49.3 Field Goal % 56.1
52.8 Three Point % 28.6
67.9 Free Throw % 55.6
+ 2 Phil Fayne made jump shot, assist by Jerron Martin 6.0
  Defensive rebound by Phil Fayne 22.0
  Jahshire Hardnett missed layup 24.0
+ 2 Jerron Martin made layup 51.0
  Defensive rebound by Isaac Gassman 1:00
  Jahshire Hardnett missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:02
  Defensive rebound by McKay Cannon 1:24
  Isaac Gassman missed floating jump shot 1:26
+ 1 Yoeli Childs made 2nd of 2 free throws 1:42
  Yoeli Childs missed 1st of 2 free throws 1:42
  Personal foul on Phil Fayne 1:42
Team Stats
Points 68 80
Field Goals 27-61 (44.3%) 31-58 (53.4%)
3-Pointers 7-24 (29.2%) 7-24 (29.2%)
Free Throws 7-9 (77.8%) 11-17 (64.7%)
Total Rebounds 33 32
Offensive 6 4
Defensive 23 27
Team 4 1
Assists 14 22
Steals 4 7
Blocks 1 2
Turnovers 13 9
Fouls 17 13
Technicals 0 0
20 PTS, 5 REB
20 PTS, 2 REB, 3 AST
12T
away team logo Illinois State 4-5 175168
home team logo Brigham Young 7-2 394180
Team Stats
away team logo Illinois State 4-5 68.4 PPG 37.6 RPG 12.8 APG
home team logo Brigham Young 7-2 79.0 PPG 37.4 RPG 15.1 APG
Key Players
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T. Bruninga F PPG RPG APG FG%
30
T. Haws G 17.8 PPG 3.5 RPG 5.1 APG 46.3 FG%
Top Scorers
T. Bruninga F 20 PTS 5 REB 0 AST
T. Haws G 20 PTS 2 REB 3 AST
44.3 FG% 53.4
29.2 3PT FG% 29.2
77.8 FT% 64.7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Fayne 19 5 1 9/15 0/0 1/2 3 32 0 0 3 2 3
K. Evans 14 3 6 6/11 2/5 0/0 1 31 0 0 2 1 2
M. Yarbrough 13 9 5 4/8 0/3 5/6 2 26 1 1 5 2 7
M. Williams 0 2 1 0/4 0/1 0/0 3 22 2 0 1 0 2
W. Tinsley 0 2 0 0/5 0/4 0/0 0 14 1 0 1 0 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Fayne 19 5 1 9/15 0/0 1/2 3 32 0 0 3 2 3
K. Evans 14 3 6 6/11 2/5 0/0 1 31 0 0 2 1 2
M. Yarbrough 13 9 5 4/8 0/3 5/6 2 26 1 1 5 2 7
M. Williams 0 2 1 0/4 0/1 0/0 3 22 2 0 1 0 2
W. Tinsley 0 2 0 0/5 0/4 0/0 0 14 1 0 1 0 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Bruninga 20 5 0 7/10 5/8 1/1 5 27 0 0 0 1 4
J. Martin 2 0 1 1/3 0/1 0/0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
M. Hein 0 1 0 0/2 0/1 0/0 2 28 0 0 1 0 1
I. Gassman 0 2 0 0/3 0/1 0/0 0 11 0 0 0 0 2
L. Litwiller 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
D. Ndiaye - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Romine - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Clarance - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 68 29 14 27/61 7/24 7/9 17 200 4 1 13 6 23
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Haws 20 2 3 8/16 4/9 0/0 1 34 1 0 0 0 2
E. Bryant 17 9 9 6/11 3/7 2/3 2 39 3 1 3 1 8
Y. Childs 17 7 0 6/10 0/1 5/7 3 26 1 0 3 1 6
L. Worthington 6 2 0 2/2 0/0 2/2 0 11 0 0 1 0 2
J. Hardnett 4 4 2 2/6 0/3 0/0 2 28 0 0 0 0 4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Haws 20 2 3 8/16 4/9 0/0 1 34 1 0 0 0 2
E. Bryant 17 9 9 6/11 3/7 2/3 2 39 3 1 3 1 8
Y. Childs 17 7 0 6/10 0/1 5/7 3 26 1 0 3 1 6
L. Worthington 6 2 0 2/2 0/0 2/2 0 11 0 0 1 0 2
J. Hardnett 4 4 2 2/6 0/3 0/0 2 28 0 0 0 0 4
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Nixon 8 2 2 3/4 0/0 2/5 3 14 0 1 0 2 0
Z. Seljaas 4 2 4 2/5 0/2 0/0 2 21 0 0 0 0 2
M. Cannon 4 3 2 2/4 0/2 0/0 0 24 2 0 2 0 3
P. Dastrup 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
R. Andrus - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Shaw - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Brown - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Bergersen - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Troy - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 80 31 22 31/58 7/24 11/17 13 200 7 2 9 4 27