BYU 92, CSU 73

Key stretch: The Cougars scored the final seven points of the first half and the first 12 points of the second half to take a commanding 50-27 advantage. They extended their lead to as many as 27.

Key stat: BYU outscored CSU in the paint, 39-10.

Top performance: Center Trent Plaisted scored 25 points on 11-for-15 shooting from the floor in only 21 minutes of play. Teammate Jonathan Tavernari also poured in 25 points, including five 3-pointers.

Overall record: 12-4 overall, 1-0 in the MWC

Up next: at UNLV, Jan. 15, 9 p.m. MST