Final Score: B-Y-U 79, Portland 60
Portland, OR (Sports Network) - Brandon Davies scored 18 and pulled in 13 rebounds for B-y-U which ran by Portland 79-60 in a West Coast Conference matchup at the Chiles Center.
Matt Carlino scored 13 for BYU (20-6, 8-3) which has won four of its last five. Noah Hartsock, Brock Zylstra and Craig Cusick each added 12.
Kevin Bailey was the only Portland (6-18, 3-8) scorer in double figures with 15. Ryan Nicholas ripped down 11 rebounds for the Pilots who have lost seven of their last eight.
BYU overcame a poor shooting opening period in which the Cougars shot just 38.5 percent from the floor by outscoring Portland 9-2 from the free throw line to take a 32-27 lead at the half.
In the second half BYU held an even more dominating advantage on the free throw line outscoring Portland 29-8 from the charity stripe to close out the game.
Portland outshot BYU in the game netting 44.9 percent from the floor while the Cougars converted on only 35.2 percent of its shots from the field.
02/05 01:06:58 ET
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