SLU can’t slow BYU in second half of 92-62 loss
LAS VEGAS — Kyle Davis scored 22 points on 10-for-13 shooting and Eric Mika added 20 points and 10 rebounds as Brigham Young ran away from Saint Louis in the second half for a 92-62 win in the MGM Grand Main Event on Monday night.
BYU raced to an 11-0 lead before Jermaine Bishop scored for Saint Louis. The Cougars led by seven at halftime, 40-33, and extended the lead to 59-44 on a pair of Mika’s free throws with 13:16 to play.
The Billikens scored 10 straight on two 3s and a layup by Bishop and a layup by Mike Crawford to close to 59-54. But BYU ended the threat and erupted for a 25-4 run and led 84-59 with 4:53 to play.
Jamal Aytes added 12 points for BYU (4-0) making all four of his field goals and free throws.
Bishop was the only Saint Louis (2-2) player in double figures with 27 points.