Byu 43 43 86
Texas 42 40 82
Date of game: 11/25/2013

Recap: Texas vs. BYU

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Tyler Haws scored 25 points as the BYU Cougars edged the Texas Longhorns, 86-82, in the semifinals of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic at the Sprint Center.

Matt Carlino added 20 points and six assists for BYU (5-1). Eric Mike racked up 15 points and seven rebounds, Kyle Collinsworth tallied 13 points and eight boards and Frank Barley chipped in 11 points off the bench. The Cougars will face Wichita State in Tuesday's title game.

Javan Felix netted 17 points on just 6-of-18 shooting for Texas (4-1). Damarcius Croaker netted 14 points, Cameron Ridley (12 points, 10 rebounds) and Jonathan Holmes (10 points, 10 rebounds) each recorded double-doubles and Prince Ibeh chipped in 10 points. Texas will square off with DePaul, also on Tuesday.

BYU clung to a 33-32 lead at the break after hitting 45.7 percent of its shots from the floor, including 7-of-9 from 3-point range, in the first half. Texas hit on just 35.9 percent from the field but stayed close with a 12-of-19 showing from the free-throw line.

Felix split a pair of free-throw attempts with less than two minutes to play to give Texas an 80-79 lead. Haws answered with a jumper on the other end that sparked a 7-2 spurt to close out the win for the Cougars.

Texas scored 24 points on second chance opportunities to only five from BYU. The Cougars outscored the Longhorns from beyond the arc, 30-18.

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.

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