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BYU grinds out nice win over San Francisco on the road

BYU gets bounce back win

After falling in an OT loss to Saint Mary’s, BYU clamped down on the defensive end late for a 69-59 win over San Francisco.

San Francisco took its first lead over BYU with under 10 minutes remaining, but a 16-4 run by BYU to end the game put the Dons away.

Foul troubled plagued Yoeli Childs early, but a strong finish gave him 13 points and 8 rebounds on the night. Elijah Bryant was the leading scorer for BYU, as he finished with 17 points, 7 boards,and a handful of timely shots.

Another bright spot was Jahshire Hardnett, who had one of his best games in a Cougar uniform. Hardnett finished with 11 points, and shot a perfect 4-4 from the field to go along with 0 turnovers.

BYU now moves to 13-3 on the year with the road victory over a top 150 team.

The Cougars’ next game is Saturday night at Pacific.