Found January 17, 2013 on
Bush League Chronicle:
Saint Mary's overcame a seven-point halftime deficit to upend Brigham Young, 70-69, on Wednesday at the Marriott Center. The game went back-and-forth in the closing minutes as each team traded baskets. With 1:48 to play, Matt Dellavedova of Saint Mary's sunk a free throw to tie the game at 65. BYU's Tyler Haws put the Cougars up with a jumper, but Dellavedova matched the bucket, tying the game again.Haws then drilled another jumper with just over two seconds on the clock to give his team a 69-67 advantage. This proved to be short lived as Dellavedova received the frantic inbound pass and then proceeded to launch a desperation shot just inside the half-court line. The ball splashes home and the Gaels knock off BYU at home.The Cougars faithful are stunned as both squads are left with a 14-5 season record. Dellavedova finished with 18 points and eight assists.
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The excitement on Wednesday night came courtesy of the Mountain West and West Coast Conferences. UNLV earned a 82-75 road victory over No. 15 San Diego State and the entertainment only got better as the night went on.
Just after 1 a.m. ET, BYU and St. Mary’s each hit late-game shots in a wild final three seconds.
BYU’s leading scorer, Tyler Haws, connected...
Three years ago Tyler Haws was a freshman guard starting alongside Jimmer Fredette. He impressed by averaging over 11 per game and making 37% of his 3s. But then he went to the Philippines on his mission for two years. It’s always tough to predict how players who have left the game will respond.
Well, Haws hasn’t exactly been causing Dave Rose to miss sleep. The kid can...
BYU's Brandon Davies fouled out with the Cougars clinging to a one-point lead with less than two minutes to play, and that foul sent St. Mary's star Matthew Dellavedova to the line. Delly, a 90% free throw shooter, only made one. Tie game. At that point most Gaels' fans would have have gladly taken overtime, where BYU would be without its star big.
But overtime wasn...