Brigham Young vs. Pepperdine: Recap and Stats

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Brigham Young vs. Pepperdine: Recap and Stats
Brigham Young 63
(17-6, 5-5 away)
Pepperdine 61
(10-11, 5-5 home)
Venue: Firestone Fieldhouse
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, January 31, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Brigham Young 20 43 63
Pepperdine 31 30 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Brigham Young T Haws 21 B Davies 12 M Carlino 4
Pepperdine S Davis 17 J Raines 8 L Jackson 7

Brigham Young snuck past Pepperdine 63-61 in West Coast play on Thursday, January 31st. Brigham Young found themselves down 31-20 at halftime, but put together a big second-half push to salvage the win. The Cougars now have a record of 0-2 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Cougars got a double-double out of Brandon Davies with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Tyler Haws had a game-high 21 points and added three assists. For the Waves, Stacy Davis got a team-high 17 points and seven rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, February 2nd when Brigham Young (17-6, 7-2 West Coast) welcomes Santa Clara (17-6, 5-3 West Coast).

Brigham Young Game Notes

  • Brigham Young started 17-6 during the 2006 and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Cougars have won 3 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Brigham Young has won 18 close games.
  • Brigham Young has won 90% of the time this season (9-1) when its three-point percentage has been 37.5% or better.
  • The Cougars have won 86% of the time this season (12-2) after recording 6 or more three-pointers.
  • Brigham Young has won 82% of the time this season (9-2) after committing 11 or fewer turnovers.
  • BYU has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) when opponents record 61 or fewer total points.
  • BYU has won 100% of the time this season (10-0) after holding an opponent to under 30.0% three-point percentage.
  • This season Brigham Young has won 77% of the time (10-3) when Tyler Haws has 21 points or more, 88% of the time (7-1) when Brandon Davies plays 33 minutes or more, and 88% of the time (7-1) when Nate Austin has 6 rebounds or more.
  • BYU set a season low for free throws made.
  • Brigham Young has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 4th win of the season where the Cougars came back after being down at halftime.
  • Tyler Haws accounted for 33.3% of the team's points.
  • Brandon Davies accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Tyler Haws has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 23 games this season.
  • Brandon Davies has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 23 games this season.
  • This marks the 19th 20-point game of Tyler Haws's career.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of Brandon Davies's career.
  • Brandon Davies has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brandon Davies recorded a double-double. It was his 6th this season and 19th of his career.
  • Matt Carlino has 9 straight double-digit point games.

Pepperdine Game Notes

  • The Waves have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Pepperdine has lost 25 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Stacy Davis and Nikolas Skouen) accounted for 54.0% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jett Raines and Moriba De Freitas) accounted for 45.4% of the rebounds.
  • Stacy Davis has led the team in scoring 7 times in 21 games this season.
  • Jett Raines has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 21 games this season.
  • Nikolas Skouen set career highs with 16 points, 6 field goals made, and 4 three-pointers.
  • Lorne Jackson set a career high with 5 steals.
  • Jordan Baker has 4 straight double-digit point games.
BYU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Brandon Davies3320123011
B+Tyler Haws362123003
B+Matt Carlino311254303
B-Anson Winder25611300
C+Nate Austin22460101
CBronson Kaufusi5031001
-Josh Sharp10020000
-Craig Cusick6001000
-Cory Calvert5010000
DBrock Zylstra25021002
PEPP PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AStacy Davis321772001
B+Jett Raines29881111
B+Lorne Jackson32827504
BNikolas Skouen381630002
BM. De Freitas21072122
BJordan Baker241222102
DAtif Russell14001001
-Jan Maehlen6000001
-Austin Mills4000000

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