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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
away team logo
32
T. Bruninga F
20 PTS, 5 REB
home team logo
30
T. Haws G
20 PTS, 2 REB, 3 AST
12T
away team logo Illinois State 4-5 175168
home team logo Brigham Young 7-2394180
Team Stats
away team logoIllinois State 4-5 72.5 PPG 35.6 RPG 15.1 APG
home team logoBrigham Young 7-2 76.7 PPG 36.3 RPG 15.9 APG
Key Players
32
T. Bruninga F 6.8 PPG 3.5 RPG 0.5 APG 39.0 FG%
30
T. Haws G 12.8 PPG 3.5 RPG 4.2 APG 37.9 FG%
Top Scorers
32
T. Bruninga F 20 PTS 5 REB 0 AST
30
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
Illinois State
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
P. Fayne 32 19 5 1 0 0 3 3 9/15 0/0 1/2 2 3
K. Evans 31 14 3 6 0 0 2 1 6/11 2/5 0/0 1 2
M. Yarbrough 26 13 9 5 1 1 5 2 4/8 0/3 5/6 2 7
M. Williams 22 0 2 1 2 0 1 3 0/4 0/1 0/0 0 2
W. Tinsley 14 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0/5 0/4 0/0 0 2
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
P. Fayne 32 19 5 1 0 0 3 3 9/15 0/0 1/2 2 3
K. Evans 31 14 3 6 0 0 2 1 6/11 2/5 0/0 1 2
M. Yarbrough 26 13 9 5 1 1 5 2 4/8 0/3 5/6 2 7
M. Williams 22 0 2 1 2 0 1 3 0/4 0/1 0/0 0 2
W. Tinsley 14 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0/5 0/4 0/0 0 2
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
T. Bruninga 27 20 5 0 0 0 0 5 7/10 5/8 1/1 1 4
J. Martin 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1/3 0/1 0/0 0 0
M. Hein 28 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0/2 0/1 0/0 0 1
I. Gassman 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0/3 0/1 0/0 0 2
L. Litwiller 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0
D. Ndiaye - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Romine - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Clarance - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 68 29 14 4 1 13 17 27/61 7/24 7/9 6 23
Brigham Young
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
T. Haws 34 20 2 3 1 0 0 1 8/16 4/9 0/0 0 2
E. Bryant 39 17 9 9 3 1 3 2 6/11 3/7 2/3 1 8
Y. Childs 26 17 7 0 1 0 3 3 6/10 0/1 5/7 1 6
L. Worthington 11 6 2 0 0 0 1 0 2/2 0/0 2/2 0 2
J. Hardnett 28 4 4 2 0 0 0 2 2/6 0/3 0/0 0 4
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
T. Haws 34 20 2 3 1 0 0 1 8/16 4/9 0/0 0 2
E. Bryant 39 17 9 9 3 1 3 2 6/11 3/7 2/3 1 8
Y. Childs 26 17 7 0 1 0 3 3 6/10 0/1 5/7 1 6
L. Worthington 11 6 2 0 0 0 1 0 2/2 0/0 2/2 0 2
J. Hardnett 28 4 4 2 0 0 0 2 2/6 0/3 0/0 0 4
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
D. Nixon 14 8 2 2 0 1 0 3 3/4 0/0 2/5 2 0
Z. Seljaas 21 4 2 4 0 0 0 2 2/5 0/2 0/0 0 2
M. Cannon 24 4 3 2 2 0 2 0 2/4 0/2 0/0 0 3
P. Dastrup 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0
R. Andrus - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Shaw - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Brown - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Bergersen - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Troy - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 80 31 22 7 2 9 13 31/58 7/24 11/17 4 27