Tony Avelar, AP
BYU forward Yoeli Childs (23) shoots over San Francisco forward Remu Raitanen (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

SAN FRANCISCO — BYU freshman Yoeli Childs had a monster game as Cougars picked up a much-needed 68-52 victory over San Francisco.

The Cougars ended a 2-game road losing streak and swept the Dons in the WCC conference season to move ahead of them in the standings.

Childs had a career-high in both points (23) and rebounding (16).


Numbers

• 4 BYU starters reached double figures; only Nick Emery had an off night, shooting 1 of 9 from the field.

• Cougars outrebounded the Dons 50-41

• USF outscored BYU's bench 28-1.

Records: BYU 18-9 (9-5), 3rd place; San Francisco 18-9 (8-6) 4th place


Leaders

BYU: TJ Haws had 17 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals.

San Francisco: Chase Foster had 10 points off the bench.


Up next

BYU: vs. San Diego, Thursday, 9 p.m.

San Francisco: at Gonzaga, Thursday, 7 p.m.