Recap - BYU Defeats Portland 86-72
|Recap - BYU Defeats Portland 86-72|
Tyler Haws scored 28 points for BYU on Saturday, leading them to an 86-72 victory over Portland at Marriott Center.
BYU won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 18-point spread.
Brandon Davies had 23 points for BYU and Craig Cusick chipped in with 10 points. Craig Cusick had 7 assists for them, while Tyler Haws was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Portland got 19 points from Thomas van der Mars in a losing cause and another 15 points from Tanner Riley. Bryce Pressley contributed 8 assists for them, while Thomas van der Mars had 4 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed BYU were victorious, as the score was 46-25 at the break.
The rebound battle favored BYU as they grabbed 31 boards, while Portland only had 28.