Utah State vs. Brigham Young: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Utah State vs. Brigham Young: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Utah State 68
(18-7, 7-3 away)
Brigham Young 70
(20-8, 15-2 home)
Venue: Marriott Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Utah State 32 36 68
Brigham Young 41 29 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Utah State S Butterfield 21 S Butterfield 14 S Butterfield 5
Brigham Young T Haws 27 C Cusick 5 M Carlino 5

Brigham Young squared off with Utah State on Tuesday, Feb. 19 and escaped the Aggies 70-68. The Cougars were led by Tyler Haws, who put up a game-high 27 points and two rebounds. Matt Carlino had nine points and added five assists. Spencer Butterfield registered a double-double for the Aggies on a team-high 21 points and 14 rebounds. Brigham Young (20-8, 9-4 West Coast) goes to Saint Mary's (22-5, 11-2 West Coast) on Thursday, Feb. 21.

Brigham Young Game Notes

  • Brigham Young started 20-8 during the 2005 and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Cougars have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Brigham Young is 19-14 in close games.
  • BYU has won every game this season (8-0) when opponents record five or fewer three-pointers.
  • BYU has won every game this season (5-0) after holding an opponent to under 23.8 percent three-point percentage.
  • This season Brigham Young has won 70 percent of the time (19-8) when Brandon Davies has 10 points or more, 73 percent of the time (8-3) when Matt Carlino plays 32 minutes or more, and 78 percent of the time (14-4) when Tyler Haws has seven field goals made or more.
  • The Cougars set a season high for free throws made (28).
  • The last time BYU recorded at least 28 free throws made was Feb 04, 2012 against Portland.
  • BYU set a season low for field goals made (19).
  • Brigham Young has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past nine games.
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--BYU has a 15.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Tyler Haws accounted for 38.5 percent of the team's points.
  • Tyler Haws has led the team in scoring in 15 out of 28 games this season.
  • This marks the 23rd 20-point game of Tyler Haws's career.
  • Tyler Haws has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Tyler Haws had a career high with 12 free throws made.
  • Brandon Davies has 12 straight double-digit point games.

Utah State Game Notes

  • The Aggies have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Utah State is 26-20 in close games.
  • Spencer Butterfield accounted for 30.8 percent of the team's points.
  • Spencer Butterfield accounted for 35.8 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Spencer Butterfield has led the team in scoring three times and in rebounding eight times in 25 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Spencer Butterfield's career.
  • Spencer Butterfield has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Spencer Butterfield recorded a double-double. It was the sixth of his career.
  • Jarred Shaw has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Jarred Shaw.
USU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+S. Butterfield3621145103
B+Jordan Stone25932040
B+Marvin Jean371144215
BJarred Shaw281380124
B-TeNale Roland13521001
CBen Clifford27422012
D+Marcel Davis34520103
BYU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATyler Haws362720301
BBrock Zylstra201031101
BAnson Winder11440000
BMatt Carlino32935102
B-Brandon Davies241041303
C+Craig Cusick27452302
CBronson Kaufusi15230020
CJosh Sharp13220101
C-Nate Austin11030101
C-Cory Calvert8201101

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