Feb. 18, 2006
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Keena Young scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Saturday afternoon to lead BYU to a 74-68 victory over Wyoming.
Jimmy Balderson scored six of his 11 points during an 11-4 run that gave BYU (16-7, 8-4 Mountain West) a 65-62 lead with 5:36 remaining.
The Cougars made five of their final six free throw attempts, while Wyoming (12-14, 5-8) was just 2-of-8.
Jackson Emery added 13 points for BYU, followed by Trent Plaisted with 12.
Emery hit back-to-back 3-pointers during an 8-0 BYU run that gave the Cougars their biggest lead of the game at 53-43. But Wyoming countered with a 15-1 run that gave the Cowboys a 58-54 lead midway through the second half.
BYU closed the first half with an 8-3 run to take a 43-35 lead.