Provo, UT –
No. 14 BYU Men’s basketball wrapped up its non-conference schedule with a 94-68 victory over the Wyoming Cowboys Saturday afternoon at the Marriott Center.
Atiki Ally-Atiki was the most efficient player on the floor Saturday afternoon, scoring a career-high 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting while grabbing eight rebounds. The best part about Junior’s forward performance was he didn’t have a single turnover in 18 minutes of play off the bench, and was a plus 20.
Trevin Knell and Noah Waterman also added 17 points each in the victory. Both combined for 53% (8of-15) from 3-point range. Knell and Waterman both are shooting over 40 percent from three this year and as a team, the Cougars shot 38% from downtown.
The Cowboys made things tough for BYU in the first half
Free throws are still a concern for this BYU team, which will need to improve heading into conference play. Last season the Cougars had two
The Cougars finish the non-conference slate with a record of 12-1, with the only loss coming to rival Utah, and will open conference play against the Cincinnati Bearcats next Saturday, January 6th, 2024 at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah.
Tip-off is scheduled for 8pm MT, with the game live on ESPN+.