BYU 78, Wyoming 61

Key stretch: BYU broke open an 8-5 game early by scoring eight straight points, including a pair of 3-pointers by Jonathan Tavernari, to go up 16-5 and set the tone.

Key stat: The Cougars recorded 25 field goals on 19 assists.

Top performance: BYU's Trent Plaisted scored a game-high 23 points and added a game-high 11 rebounds.

Overall record: 24-6

MWC record: 13-2

Up next: at TCU, March 8, 6 p.m.