BYU 76, Nevada 55

Charles Abouo scored 22 points and Noah Hartsock added 21 to

lead BYU to a 76-55 victory against Nevada in the Chicago

Invitational Challenge on Friday night.

Brandon Davies added 10 points for the Cougars (4-1).

Malik Story, Jerry Evans Jr. and Olek Czyz scored 11 points each

for the Wolf Pack (3-3). Czyz had nine rebounds.

Nevada never recovered from a 4:29 scoreless stretch in the

first half. Brock Zylstra’s 3-pointer ignited a 16-0 BYU run in

which Hartsock scored five points. The surge ended when a Davies

free throw gave the Cougars a 24-6 lead.

Dario Hunt had 10 points for Nevada.