BYU comes back to beat Utah State 85-74

Nov 30, 2013 - Posted by Spencer Shamo on November 30, 2013 at 9:06 pm

Frank Bartley IV and Matt Carlino both had a big second half to lead BYU to the 85-74 victory over Utah State.

Bartley had 11 points and Carlino had 12 points for the Cougars. Kyle Collinsworth added eight rebounds and five assists. BYU shot 47.1 percent from the field in the half while limiting Utah State to 35.3 percent.

BYU started the second half on a 6-0 run to retake the lead at 45-44 assisted by an alley-oop dunk and a layup from Mika. Utah State answered with a 9-2 run to take the lead at 53-47. BYU answered with an 11-2 run of their own to take the lead at 58-55.

Led by six points and an assist from Frank Bartley IV, the Cougars went on a 13-4 run to extend their lead to 11 at 74-63 with 4:49 left in the game. BYU led with a game-high 12 points at 80-68 with 2:19 left. It would be all the room BYU would need to close the game out.