Men's basketball: Cougars topple UNT

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PROVO, Utah — Tyler Haws scored 23 points as Brigham Young pulled away from North Texas in the second half to take a 97-67 victory Tuesday night.

Haws has now totaled 1,342 points at BYU (7-2). Kyle Collinsworth had a career-high 17 points and Skyler Halford had a career-high 16 points. Matt Carlino pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds. He also had 11 assists. BYU outrebounded North Texas 60-38

North Texas (5-4) jumped out to an early lead and held a 27-25 advantage at the 7:35 mark of the first period. Haws hit a 3-pointer to put BYU out front 28-27.

The Cougars gradually increased that lead until they were ahead 42-35 at the break.

Nate Austin made two jump shots and a free throw to start the second half. Eric Mika added a dunk and the Cougars quickly stretched their lead to 49-35.

Maurice Aniefiok led North Texas with 11 points.

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