Barcello, Traore lift BYU over Pacific 73-51

Jan 6, 2022, 6:47 AM | Updated: 8:49 pm

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Alex Barcello scored 15 points and BYU stretched its home win streak to seven beating Pacific 73-51 on Thursday night in a West Coast Conference opener for both teams.

Fousseyni Traore scored 12 and grabbed 11 rebounds for BYU (13-3, 1-0). The Cougars limited Pacific to a season-low 20 points after halftime.

Luke Avdalovic had 12 points for the Tigers (5-10, 0-1), whose losing streak stretched to four games.

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Barcello, Traore lift BYU over Pacific 73-51