Cougars to host BYU-Hawaii in final 2016-17 tune-up

Kyle Chilton | Posted: 12 Apr 2021 | Updated: 12 Apr 2021
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PROVO, Utah – BYU basketball will face BYU-Hawaii Wednesday in the Marriott Center in its final exhibition in preparation for the 2016-17 season.

The Cougars defeated Seattle Pacific 102-82 in the first exhibition on Oct. 29. Eric Mika (23 points and 12 rebounds) and TJ Haws (19 points and 10 assists) both had double-doubles and Nick Emery added 21 points and six rebounds.

BYU-Hawaii is an NCAA Division II institution that was 15-12 overall and 11-9 in the PacWest Conference last season. The Seasiders played Hawaii in their first exhibition and fell 97-74. Shad Watson scored a team-high 21 points and hit six 3-pointers and Tanner Nelson added 17 points, five assists and three steals.

BYU opens the 2016-17 season on Monday, Nov. 14, at home against Princeton. The game will tip at 8 p.m. MST and will be televised live on ESPN2 and broadcast on the Cougar IMG Sports Network on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM, and BYU Radio Sirius XM 143.

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