BYU turned in one of its best overall performances of the season against the West Coast Conference’s third-place team, Loyola Marymount. The Cougars never trailed and cruised to a 89-61 victory Thursday night at the Marriott Center. BYU improved to 15-10 overall and 5-5 in league play. 

Here are three keys to BYU’s win:

  • Fousseyni Traore recorded his fifth double-double of the season with 11 points and 13 rebounds. 
  • The Cougars shot 54% from the floor and held the Lions to 38% shooting. BYU had a season-low seven turnovers, hit 10 of 20 3-pointers and outscored LMU in the paint, 38-18. 
  • Spencer Johnson scored a team-high 14 points while Jaxson Robinson and Rudi Williams added 13 apiece for the Cougars.