Defense and turnovers were a struggle at various points of this game, but BYU was able to avoid a major letdown a week after beating #1 Gonzaga.
What if I told you that Jock Landale would score a season low 7 points for Saint Mary’s, play just 14 minutes due to foul trouble, and BYU would still lose by double figures at home?
BYU trailed for most of this game dealing with foul trouble, player illnesses, and a general lack of focus and enthusiasm. But Davin Guinn came out of nowhere as the 1-3-1 defense saved the day.
It wasn’t pretty, but BYU put together enough defensive stops in the final minutes to hold on for the victory against a feisty LMU team.
Eric Mika had a nightmare start to this game, but Nick Emery and T.J. Haws helped their friend with a number of clutch three point baskets.
Eric Mika turned in another fantastic performance but did not receive enough help from the backcourt.
Eric Mika had a second excellent game to open the season with 18 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 blocks as the BYU Cougars earned a 96-59 victory over the Coppin State Eagles on Thursday night at the...