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BYU beats Saint Mary's 71-66 for 3rd place in WCC

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.

Baxter, a freshman from Provo, finished with 10 points for BYU (13-9, 5-2). The Cougars only turned it over twice compared to Saint Mary's 15.

Malik Fitts scored 19 points for Saint Mary's (13-8, 4-2) and Jordan Ford added 15.

Saint Mary's, which leads the WCC in 3-point field goals at 39.5 percent, missed its first 13 from behind the arc and finished 5 of 20. Tanner Krebs made Saint Mary's first 3-pointer of the night with 6:58 remaining to pull to 56-47.

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Key Players
J. Ford
T. Haws
33.7 Min. Per Game 33.7
17.7 Pts. Per Game 17.7
5.1 Ast. Per Game 5.1
4.0 Reb. Per Game 4.0
51.1 Field Goal % 47.6
44.2 Three Point % 37.1
80.4 Free Throw % 85.1
  Defensive rebound by Yoeli Childs 0.0
  Malik Fitts missed 3-pt. jump shot 0.0
+ 1 Nick Emery made 2nd of 2 free throws 6.0
  Nick Emery missed 1st of 2 free throws 6.0
  Personal foul on Malik Fitts 6.0
+ 3 Dan Fotu made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jordan Ford 10.0
+ 1 TJ Haws made 2nd of 2 free throws 17.0
+ 1 TJ Haws made 1st of 2 free throws 17.0
  Personal foul on Dan Fotu 17.0
+ 3 Jock Perry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jordan Ford 23.0
+ 1 TJ Haws made 2nd of 2 free throws 32.0
Team Stats
Points 66 71
Field Goals 26-59 (44.1%) 27-59 (45.8%)
3-Pointers 5-20 (25.0%) 4-14 (28.6%)
Free Throws 9-11 (81.8%) 13-21 (61.9%)
Total Rebounds 42 28
Offensive 17 11
Defensive 24 15
Team 1 2
Assists 5 14
Steals 1 8
Blocks 2 4
Turnovers 15 2
Fouls 20 16
Technicals 0 0
19 PTS, 5 REB
23 PTS, 11 REB
12T
away team logo Saint Mary's 13-8 264066
home team logo Brigham Young 13-9 333871
Team Stats
away team logo Saint Mary's 13-8 72.9 PPG 37.2 RPG 10.1 APG
home team logo Brigham Young 13-9 79.0 PPG 37.4 RPG 15.1 APG
Key Players
24
M. Fitts F 15.3 PPG 7.6 RPG 1.0 APG 47.6 FG%
23
Y. Childs F 21.2 PPG 9.7 RPG 2.1 APG 50.7 FG%
Top Scorers
M. Fitts F 19 PTS 5 REB 0 AST
Y. Childs F 23 PTS 11 REB 0 AST
44.1 FG% 45.8
25.0 3PT FG% 28.6
81.8 FT% 61.9
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Fitts 19 5 0 8/13 1/5 2/3 4 35 0 1 5 2 3
J. Ford 15 3 3 6/15 1/5 2/3 1 40 0 0 3 1 2
T. Krebs 7 5 1 2/9 1/3 2/2 3 37 0 0 2 0 5
J. Hunter 6 10 0 3/5 0/0 0/0 3 18 0 1 2 7 3
T. Kuhse 2 1 0 1/4 0/1 0/0 2 16 0 0 1 1 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Fitts 19 5 0 8/13 1/5 2/3 4 35 0 1 5 2 3
J. Ford 15 3 3 6/15 1/5 2/3 1 40 0 0 3 1 2
T. Krebs 7 5 1 2/9 1/3 2/2 3 37 0 0 2 0 5
J. Hunter 6 10 0 3/5 0/0 0/0 3 18 0 1 2 7 3
T. Kuhse 2 1 0 1/4 0/1 0/0 2 16 0 0 1 1 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Fotu 10 6 0 3/6 1/3 3/3 4 25 0 0 0 1 5
M. Tass 4 8 1 2/4 0/0 0/0 1 21 0 0 0 5 3
J. Perry 3 1 0 1/1 1/1 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
E. Thomas 0 2 0 0/2 0/2 0/0 2 7 1 0 2 0 2
A. Menzies - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Clark - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Sheets - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Zoriks - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Mudronja - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Q. Clinton - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 66 41 5 26/59 5/20 9/11 20 200 1 2 15 17 24
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Y. Childs 23 11 0 10/24 1/3 2/4 0 38 2 2 1 5 6
T. Haws 17 2 7 4/12 1/4 8/10 4 31 2 0 0 1 1
M. Cannon 5 2 1 2/2 1/1 0/2 2 26 1 0 0 1 1
L. Worthington 2 0 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0
C. Harding 2 2 3 1/3 0/1 0/0 1 25 1 0 1 0 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Y. Childs 23 11 0 10/24 1/3 2/4 0 38 2 2 1 5 6
T. Haws 17 2 7 4/12 1/4 8/10 4 31 2 0 0 1 1
M. Cannon 5 2 1 2/2 1/1 0/2 2 26 1 0 0 1 1
L. Worthington 2 0 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0
C. Harding 2 2 3 1/3 0/1 0/0 1 25 1 0 1 0 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
G. Baxter 10 5 0 5/6 0/1 0/0 4 27 1 2 0 3 2
N. Emery 7 2 2 2/3 0/0 3/5 2 18 0 0 0 0 2
Z. Seljaas 5 2 1 2/7 1/4 0/0 2 24 1 0 0 1 1
D. Nixon 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
R. Bergersen 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
J. Hardnett - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Troy - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Wade - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Lee - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Maughan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 71 26 14 27/59 4/14 13/21 16 200 8 4 2 11 15