Recap: Santa Clara vs. BYU
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kyle Collinsworth scored 18 points to lead six players in double figures for the BYU Cougars, who topped the Santa Clara Broncos 91-81 in a West Coast Conference tilt at the Leavey Center.
Anson Winder and Tyler Haws each netted 16 points for BYU (13-7, 5-2 WCC), which has won five-straight. Matt Carlino added 15 points and nine rebounds and Eric Mika and Skyler Halford added 10 points apiece.
Jared Brownridge poured in 30 points and Brandon Clark added 20 for Santa Clara (10-11, 3-5), which has lost three straight.
BYU entered halftime, leading 47-30 after shooting 58.6 percent from the floor, including 6-of-8 from 3-point range, in the first half. Santa Clara hit on just 32.3 percent from the floor in the period.
Despite a 7-of-12 showing from beyond the arc and a 56.7 percent overall shooting effort in the second half from the Broncos, the Cougars held on by sinking 65.2 percent from the field.
BYU owned a 36-27 advantage on the glass and scored 34 points in the paint. Santa Clara had an 18-8 edge in points off turnovers.Game Notes