BYU basketball: Cougars pull away late, down Wofford 74-66 for NCAA tournament win
With Charles Abouo sitting on the bench with four fouls, Magnusson knocked down back-to-back 3-pointers as the Cougars maintained their eight-point edge.
BYU increased its lead to as many as 14 with three minutes remaining and sealed the victory by hitting 13-of-14 free throws down the stretch.
Wofford, like BYU, shot just 39.3 percent for the game. The Terriers were 4-of-19 (21 percent) from distance, well below their 41 percent average for the season.
"They're a great 3-point shooting team and I thought we put some pressure on them from that aspect," Rose said.
"Just one of those nights when the shots weren't falling," said Terrier forward Noah Dahlman, who scored 22 points and had nine rebounds. "We've had nights like that all year. Unfortunately, shots don't go your way. It's a bad time for it to happen, but at the same time, you just got to keep playing through it."
Noah Hartsock was big for BYU in the first half, knocking down two 3-pointers. He finished with 10 points and five rebounds. Abouo also scored 10 points, including eight in a row in a three-minute stretch in the second half.
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