BYU makes 15 3-pointers, rolls to 105-48 win over Southeastern Louisiana
Thu, Nov 16, 2023
NCAAB News (AP)
PROVO, Utah (AP) - Trevin Knell and Fousseyni Traore scored 18 points each, Jaxson Robinson added 17 and BYU hit 15 3-pointers in routing Southeastern Louisiana 105-48 on Wednesday night.
BYU (3-0) made 25 3-pointers in their first two games, including a 74-65 home win over then-No. 17 San Diego State last Friday before going 15 of 36 from the arc against the Lions.
The Cougars led by double figures less than five minutes into the game on Johnson's 3-pointer, which began a run of 21 straight points for a 32-4 lead. The lead reached as many as 38 in the first half which ended with BYU ahead 52-17. Knell, Traore and Robinson were all in double figures by halftime. The Lions didn't reach double figures until the seven-minute mark.
Spencer Johnson added 11 points for the Cougars, who shot 51% to the Lions' 29%, had a 52-32 rebounding advantage and scored 23 points off 15 Lions turnovers.
Roger McFarlane, who had a double-doubles in an 86-71 loss to Auburn last Friday, finished with 14 points and seven rebounds to lead the Lions (1-2). Brody Rowbury added 13 points.
BYU finishes a season-opening four-game homestand when it plays Morgan State on Saturday. The Lions also play Saturday at Santa Clara.
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