No. 5 seed BYU beat No. 4 Loyola Marymount 73-63 in the West Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals Saturday night at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The Cougars advance to the semifinals — and will play top-seed Saint Mary’s Monday night. 

  • The Cougars shot 54% from the floor, including 68% in the first half. BYU held LMU to 40% shooting. 
  • The Cougars were led by Rudi Williams, who scored 23 points. Spencer Johnson added 14 and Jaxson Robinson chipped in 13. 
  • LMU’s Cam Shelton almost single-handedly kept the Lions in the game. He poured in a game-high 27 points before fouling out.