Postseason NIT - BYU vs Southern Miss Wrap - BYU Wins 79-62
|Postseason NIT - BYU vs Southern Miss Wrap - BYU Wins 79-62|
Tyler Haws scored 25 points for BYU on Wednesday, leading them to a 79-62 victory over Southern Miss at Reed Green Coliseum.
BYU was a 5.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Brock Zylstra had 23 points for BYU and Matt Carlino chipped in with 15 points. Matt Carlino had 9 assists for them, while Brandon Davies was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Southern Miss got an 18-point performance from Daveon Boardingham, who was supported by 13 points from Jerrold Brooks. Neil Watson had 6 assists in a losing cause for Southern Miss, while Jonathan Mills grabbed 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed BYU were victorious, as the score was 40-29 at the break.
BYU had a 47-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.