LAS VEGAS — BYU's Jimmer Fredette became the school's all-time leading scorer, surpassing Danny Ainge, and broke his own school single-game scoring record, by exploding for 52 points Friday night.
Oh, and by the way, the No. 8 Cougars finally defeated New Mexico, ending a four-game losing streak to the Lobos, with an emotional 87-76 victory at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Top-seeded BYU (30-3) avenged the Lobos' regular-season sweep and advanced to the Mountain West Conference Tournament finals against the winner of the San Diego State-UNLV game.
Read the rest of Jeff Call's game recap here.
New Mexico vs No. 8 Brigham Young
Friday, 7 p.m. MT, Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas
TV: CBS C
Radio: KSL 1160 AM, 102.7 FM