A Gonzaga offensive foul gave BYU another chance with 3.5 seconds left, facing a two-point deficit. The Cougars couldn’t capitalize in the eventual 71-68 loss.
A Fischer 3-pointer from the top of the key brought the Cougars within two, 70-68, with 1:05 on the clock.
Both teams experienced scoring droughts in the early part of the half as the Zags extended their lead to 10. The Cougars cut the difference to five, 50-45, with free throws by Collinsworth and Seljaas and a Fischer jumper at the 11:58 mark.