Portland, OR (Sports Network) - Matt Carlino scored 24 points and Brandon
Davies posted a double-double as the BYU Cougars routed the Portland Pilots,
85-67, in a West Coast Conference conflict at the Chiles Center.
Davies had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Tyler Haws added 19 points for BYU
(16-6, 6-2 WCC) which had lost two of three entering play.
Ryan Nicholas had a 16-point, 11-rebound double-double and Kevin Bailey
added 12 points for Portland (8-14, 1-6) which has lost four straight.
BYU got out to a 39-29 lead at halftime by shooting 51.7 percent while
outscoring the Pilots 8-3 from the free-throw line. Portland shot 48 percent
in the first half.
In the second half the Cougars shot at a 51.6 percent clip while nailing
5-of-7 shots from beyond the arc as they coasted to the win.
In the game BYU forced 17 turnovers which the Cougars traded in for 24
points. Portland had just four points off of 11 BYU turnovers.
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