Byu 33 43 76
Loyolacal 48 39 87
Date of game: 12/28/2013

Recap: Loyola Marymount vs. BYU

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Evan Payne scored 27 points as the Loyola Marymount Lions topped the BYU Cougars, 87-76, in the West Coast Conference opener for each team at Gersten Pavilion.

Anthony Ireland finished with 14 points on 5-of-15 shooting and also handed out nine assists for Loyola Marymount (9-4, 1-0 WCC). Gabe Levin scored 12 points and brought down seven rebounds and CJ Blackwell chipped in 11 points.

Kyle Collinsworth tallied 18 points but also had five turnovers for BYU (8-6, 0-1), which has lost four of its last five. Eric Mika registered 17 points and seven rebounds, Matt Carlino had 13 points before fouling out and Tyler Haws put in 11 points but turned the ball over five times and hit just 4-of-15 shots from the field.

The Lions stormed into the intermission, leading 48-33. They knocked down just 40 percent of their attempts from the floor, but had eight more field goal tries than the Cougars, who they outscored, 13-6, from beyond the arc in the frame.

After the break the Lions netted 5-of-8 shots from beyond the arc, part of a 44.8 percent overall shooting performance, to hold on for the win.

BYU hit on 44.4 percent of its shots from the floor but was outscored, 24-9, from 3-point range.

Game Notes

Alabama A&M beats rival in Magic City Classic

An FCS season-high crowd of 67,710 watched at Legion Field as Alabama A&M defeated Southwestern Athletic Conference rival Alabama State, 37-36, in the 73rd Magic City Classic on Saturday.

NASCAR News
McMurray tops Logano for Martinsville pole

Jamie McMurray claimed the pole for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 -- the first race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- by beating Joey Logano in Friday's qualifying at Martinsville Speedway.

Dolphins reinstate Jordan from suspension

The Miami Dolphins have reinstated 2013 first- round pick Dion Jordan to the active roster after the defensive end completed a six-game season-opening suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Cavs exercise option on Waiters' contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Saturday that the club has exercised the fourth-year option on the contract of guard Dion Waiters.

Stastny placed on injured reserve

The St. Louis Blues placed center Paul Stastny on injured reserve Friday and recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin from Chicago of the American Hockey League.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.