Once again the Cougars had some early foul trouble as Brandon Davies picked up two early fouls. However, smart rotations from BYU coach Dave Rose helped prevent any players from fouling out. Davies finished the game with 11 points and eight rebounds.
Tyler Haws was the outstanding player for the Cougars, scoring 24 points and making 14 out of 14 free throws.
Anthony Ireland also had 24 points for the Lions, as LMU almost overcame a 15-point deficit. However, despite this it was BYU that achieved the morale-boosting win.