PROVO — BYU extended its winning streak to three games by leading throughout in a 82-67 victory over Loyola Marymount at the Marriott Center on Thursday night.
The turning point: After Loyola Marymount cut its deficit to single digits on a 3-pointer by Donald Gipson with 6:11 to play, BYU scored the next eight points to salt the game away.
The hero: Elijah Bryant had a game-high 29 points, hitting five 3-pointers, and added eight rebounds, three steals and two assists. Yoeli Childs had 15 points, 10 rebounds, five blocks and two assists.
- BYU outshot Loyola Marymount from the field, 59.5 percent to 43.6 percent.
- The Cougars lead for 39 minutes, 47 seconds in the game.
- BYU had 18 assists, compared to 11 for the Lions.
Vs. San Diego (13-6, 4-3), Saturday, 7 p.m. MST
At Saint Mary's (18-2, 7-0), Jan. 25, 9 p.m.
Vs. Pacific (10-10, 5-2), Jan. 27, 7 p.m.