Santa Clara vs. Brigham Young: Recap and Stats

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Santa Clara vs. Brigham Young: Recap and Stats
Santa Clara 79
(17-7, 6-3 away)
Brigham Young 96
(18-6, 13-1 home)
Venue: Marriott Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Santa Clara 46 33 79
Brigham Young 47 49 96
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Santa Clara K Foster 18 Y Atanga 9 K Foster 9
Brigham Young M Carlino 28 B Davies 11 M Carlino 6

On Saturday, February 2nd, Brigham Young outshot Santa Clara 58%-38% and smoked the Broncos 96-79 in West Coast play. Brigham Young had a small 47-46 lead at halftime, but then put Santa Clara away with a big second half. The Cougars improve their record to 0-2 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the win. The Cougars were led by Matt Carlino, who put up a season-high 28 points plus six assists. Tyler Haws had 24 points and added five assists. For the Broncos, Kevin Foster got a team-high 18 points and nine assists. The next game will be on Thursday, February 7th when Brigham Young (18-6, 8-2 West Coast) heads to San Diego (11-12, 4-4 West Coast).

Brigham Young Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 4:57 left to go.
  • Brigham Young started 18-6 during the 2011, 2006, and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Santa Clara extended the Brigham Young winning streak to 3 games.
  • BYU beat the spread by 10.5 points. That makes the 13th time this season the Cougars have beaten the spread.
  • The Cougars have won 100% of the time this season (9-0) after recording 41 or more rebounds.
  • Brigham Young has won 83% of the time this season (5-1) after committing 10 or fewer turnovers.
  • BYU has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.1% field goal percentage.
  • BYU has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) when opponents record 33 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Brigham Young has won 81% of the time (13-3) when Brandon Davies has 16 points or more, 73% of the time (8-3) when Tyler Haws plays 35 minutes or more, and 100% of the time (4-0) when Matt Carlino has 3 three-pointers or more.
  • The Cougars set a season high for field goal percentage.
  • The last time BYU had a field goal percentage of 58.3% or higher was Feb 18, 2012 against Santa Clara.
  • Brigham Young has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--BYU has a 19.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Matt Carlino and Tyler Haws) accounted for 54.1% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Brandon Davies and Brock Zylstra) accounted for 46.3% of the rebounds.
  • Matt Carlino has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 24 games this season.
  • Brandon Davies has led the team in rebounding in 15 out of 24 games this season.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of Tyler Haws's career.
  • Tyler Haws has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brandon Davies recorded the 20th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Brandon Davies has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brandon Davies recorded a double-double. It was his 7th this season and 20th of his career.
  • This marks the 7th 20-point game of Matt Carlino's career.
  • Matt Carlino has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brock Zylstra had a career high with 8 defensive rebounds.

Santa Clara Game Notes

  • Santa Clara lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Kevin Foster and Marc Trasolini) accounted for 41.7% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Yannick Atanga and Marc Trasolini) accounted for 51.5% of the rebounds.
  • Kevin Foster has led the team in scoring 12 times in 24 games this season.
  • Yannick Atanga has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 24 games this season.
  • Kevin Foster has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kevin Foster set a career high with 9 assists.
  • Marc Trasolini has 5 straight double-digit point games.
SCU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKevin Foster361849104
AMarc Trasolini321580000
BEvan Roguemore231412301
BR. Cowels III311330201
B-Brandon Clark231122001
B-Yannick Atanga18290002
CJulian Clarke7311000
DNiyi Harrison13120002
-Robert Garrett5000010
-John McArthur10000000
BYU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Matt Carlino332836214
A+Tyler Haws352425102
ABrandon Davies3416112213
ABrock Zylstra32883200
AJosh Sharp241461100
B-Nate Austin10150000
C+Craig Cusick9302000
D-Anson Winder12000000
-Bronson Kaufusi4010000
-A. Ambrosino3200000

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