Hamson's career-high 31 leads BYU past LMU
On the next two possessions BYU pushed the lead back to double-digits when Xojian Harry scored a layup on an assist by Garfield, and Hamson converted a three-point play to tie her previous career high in points, helping the Cougars spark a 14-5 run to secure the victory.
BYU stays home Monday as it hosts Pepperdine at 5 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center. The game will be televised on BYUtv.
Jennifer Hamson scored a career-high 31 points. She scored 20 points alone in the first half. She earned a double-double with 11 rebounds and was 9 of 11 at the free-throw line.
Lexi Eaton was the second leading scorer with 18 points and five rebounds.
Ashley Garfield led the team in rebounds with 14 and tied her season high nine points.
BYU's largest run was 8-2 by Lexi Eaton at 15:23 in the second half. She drove to the basket to earn the extra point at the line, hit a 3-pointer and then drove again for the easy layup.
BYU shot 58.3 percent from the field and 46.2 percent from the 3-point range.
BYU forced 13 total turnovers with 9 in the first half.
BYU maintained the lead the entire game.
BYU improves to 11-1 on the season and 1-0 in conference play.
Sophomore guard Nani Falatea had a career-high 27 points and six 3-pointers but the BYU women’s basketball team…