BYU basketball: Bench, defense lead Cougars to victory over Northern Arizona (+video)
"We were sitting on that Baylor loss (on Dec. 21), and we were fired up every day in practice," Davies said. "We wanted to make sure we took care of business tonight."
With the win, the Cougars improved to 9-4 on the season, while Northern Arizona fell to 4-8.
BYU meets Virginia Tech Saturday (noon MT, ESPNU) at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City.
NOTES: Announced attendance was 17,342. … Bronson Kaufusi, who joined the basketball team this week after recently completing the 2012 football season, sat on the bench in street clothes Thursday night. … Guard Anson Winder started the second half for Carlino because the referees told Carlino he would not be able to wear the black tights he had on in the first half.
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