Byu 82
Santaclara 64
Date of game: 1/12/2013

Recap: Santa Clara vs. BYU

Santa Clara, CA (Sports Network) - Tyler Haws scored a game-high 24 points, leading five players in double figures, as the BYU Cougars posted an 82-64 win over the Santa Clara Broncos in a West Coast Conference showdown at the Leavey Center.

Brock Zylstra added 15 points as he converted 3-of-4 shots behind the 3-point line for the Cougars (14-4, 4-0 WCC) as they registered their sixth straight win. Brandon Davies and Matt Carlino both tallied 13 points, the former clearing eight rebounds and the latter handing out eight assists, while Anson Winder dropped in 10 points in just 14 minutes off the bench.

The Broncos (12-6, 1-3), losers of three straight and four of the last five, were paced by Kevin Foster who dropped in 22 points, while Marc Trasolini recorded a double-double consisting of 17 points and a game-high 14 rebounds. Raymond Cowels contributed 14 points, eight boards and four steals and Evan Roquemore eight assists, the latter shooting just 1-of-10 from the floor.

BYU began the contest with an impressive 53.1 percent shooting from the floor, en route to a 41-32 advantage at the break as SCU was limited to 41.4 percent accuracy.

In the second half the Cougars continued to have the hot hand (54.2 percent) and also made good on 13-of-18 at the free-throw line in order to cruise to the 18-point road win.

In addition to being outscored at the charity stripe, 16-7, the Broncos were also guilty of 15 turnovers.

Game Notes

Illinois State rallies into FCS title game

If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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