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, BYUcougars.com and BYU Radio Sirius XM 143.

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