3:30 PM ET, March 5, 2011
Marriott Center, Provo, Utah
PROVO, Utah -- Jimmer Fredette and No. 3 BYU finally settled down Saturday, ending a tumultuous week with a memorable victory.Fredette scored 38 points and the Cougars clinched the top seed for next week's Mountain West Conference tournament with a 102-78 victory over Wyoming.Charles Abouo scored 21 of his 25 points in the second half for the Cougars (28-3, 14-2), who earned their first win since Brandon Davies was kicked off the team for breaking the school's honor code. BYU was coming off an 82-64 loss to New Mexico on Wednesday night.
• In his last home game, Jimmer Fredette scored 38 points, his fifth highest total of the season.
• The Cougars outrebounded the Cowboys by 11 despite playing without leading rebounder Brandon Davies.
• BYU is 13-0 against Wyoming under coach Dave Rose, including beating them twice this season.
• BYU will be the No. 1 seed at the Mountain West tournament in Las Vegas next week.
• BYU topped 100 points for the third time this season.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
|FG Made-Attempted||28-58 (.483)||35-64 (.547)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-14 (.643)||9-23 (.391)|
|FT Made-Attempted||13-22 (.591)||23-29 (.793)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||24 (0/0)||19 (0/0)|