Tennessee State vs Brigham Young

BYU 81, Tennessee St. 66

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PROVO, Utah (AP) - Tyler Haws scored 22 points and BYU shot 55 percent from the field en route to an 81-66 victory over Tennessee State on Friday night in both teams' season opener.

Brandon Davies added 16 points for the Cougars, Brock Zylstra had 11 and Matt Carlino finished with nine points and 10 assists.

Kellen Thornton had 20 points and eight rebounds for Tennessee State, which shot 34 percent and lost its season opener for the fifth straight season. Patrick Miller added 12 points and nine assists for the Tigers.

Tennessee State led for most of the first half, taking an 18-13 lead on a 3-pointer by Jordan Cyphers with 12:52 remaining. The Tigers were still ahead 25-23 with 5:37 left before BYU scored nine straight points en route to a 34-28 halftime lead.

The Cougars built their biggest lead, 79-60, on a jumper by Carlino with 2:07 left in the game.

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Tennessee State (0-1)283866
Brigham Young (1-0) «344781

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Tennessee State Tigers
K. Thornton, F319-180-081220
R. Covington, F192-125-65159
M. Rhett, F171-33-58035
P. Miller, G333-104-449412
J. Cyphers, G252-82-31027
K. Butcher211-60-03243
M. Green204-70-24108
J. Harris130-00-21130
D. McClung101-20-12012
T. Fredrick60-00-01000
C. Wellian50-20-00000
Totals 23-6814-2340152466
 33.8%60.9% 
Brigham Young Cougars
B. Davies, F317-92-473416
J. Sharp, F263-51-23137
M. Carlino, G303-63-451029
T. Haws, G307-158-941122
B. Zylstra, G224-71-141211
C. Cusick222-41-54406
N. Austin172-40-07044
C. Calvert101-30-01003
A. Ambrosino51-20-00013
R. Delgado50-00-00000
I. Harward20-00-00020
Totals 30-5516-2540201981
 54.5%64% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State0-07-2145
Tenn. Tech0-07-4124
Tenn. St.0-04-3164
Belmont0-05-5111
Eastern Ky.0-04-6312
Morehead St.0-02-6264
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-06-181
SE Missouri St.0-06-4254
Austin Peay0-04-5270
SIUE0-03-6202
UT Martin0-03-7330
Eastern Ill.0-02-6288

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
BYU0-08-287
Gonzaga0-08-255
St. Marys0-08-289
San Diego0-07-2100
San Fran.0-05-3217
LMU0-05-4228
Pacific0-05-6234
Portland0-04-6223
Santa Clara0-03-6343
Pepperdine0-03-7302
 
Other games
LEHI 77 Final
BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86