The BYU international basketball tracker: Davies, Broadus shine

While The BYU Cougars have found their winning ways as after returning home to the Marriott Center, plenty of former Cougars are having a great deal of success playing basketball around the world.

Even though Brandon Davies, Charles Abouo and Rashaun Broadus are all making a significant impact on solid teams, not every former BYU has been playing at the top of their game lately. Some have seen their minutes drop while others have had a hard time knocking down shots when they do get on the floor.

Here is a look a how each of the former BYU players have performed recently.

Charles Abouo, Al Khor (Qatar-D1)

Abouo has a green light and has been putting up big numbers in every game for Al Khor. One of his best games lately came in a 96-95 win over Al Jaysh when he had 25 points on 10 for 22 shooting from the floor and 4 for 4 from the free-throw line. He added 11 rebounds, four assists and two steals in 40 minutes.

On the season, he has played 16 games and is averaging 25 points on 40.4 percent shooting with 12.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 3.9 steals in 40.3 minutes.

Rashaun Broadus, MKS Dabrowa Gornicza (Poland-TBL)

Broadus has been on tremendous run on the offensively as MKS DG has won his last two games to improve to 10-10 on the season. One of his best outings came in a 67-65 win over Trefi Sopot when he had 22 points on 11 for 18 shooting from the floor to go along with two assists, two rebounds and a steal in 37 minutes.

On the season, he has played 20 games and is averaging 15.5 points on 43.2 percent shooting with 4.3 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 33.2 minutes.

Lee Cummard, Crelan Okapi Aalstar (Belgium-Scooore League)

Cummard had one of his best outings of the entire season before Aalstar had two weeks off between games. In a 71-68 win over Spirou, He had 16 points on 5 for 10 shooting from the floor, including 4 for 7 from beyond the arc and 2 for 2 from the free-throw line. He added six rebounds and a steal in 30 minutes.

On the season, he has played 14 games and is averaging 7.5 points on 47.4 percent shooting from the floor with 5.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals in 23.6 minutes.

Brandon Davies, Openjobmetis Varese (Italy-Serie A)

Davies has been one of the big offensive weapons for Openjobmetis as they have raced out to a 5-1 record in the second stage of Europe Cup. His best recent showing came in a 74-72 win over AEK when he had 27 points on 10 for 15 shooting from the floor and 7 for 9 from the free-throw line. He added 11 rebounds, three assists and a steal in 32 minutes.

In 18 games in Italy-Serie A, he is averaging 11.7 points on 42.4 percent shooting from the floor with 5.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.0 steals in 24.9 minutes.

In 12 Europe Cup games, he is averaging 16.6 points on 61.2 percent shooting from the floor, including 42.1 percent from 3-point range with 7.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 23.3 minutes.

Tyler Haws, Rio Natura Monbus Obradoiro CAB, (Spain-Liga Endesa)

Haws has seen his minutes drop significantly as Rio Natura has dropped nine of its last 10 games. In the 88-83 loss to Dominion Bilbao Basket, he registered three points after he made his only shot from beyond the arc while grabbing an offensive and a defensive rebound in 11 minutes.

On the season, he has played 18 games and is averaging 8.2 points on 43.9 percent shooting from the floor and 86.7 percent shooting from the free-throw line to go along with 1.6 rebounds in 18.8 minutes.

Jonathan Tavernari, BCC Corvengenze Agropoli (Italy-Serie A2)

Tavernari has been shooting the ball well from beyond the arc even though Agropoli has lost four of its last six games. One of his best showings came in an 87-70 loss to FCM Ferentino when he had 11 points on 4 for 8 shooting from the floor, including 3 for 6 from 3-point land. He added four rebounds, an assist and a steal in 29 minutes.

On the season, he has played 19 games and  is averaging 11.4 points on 39.2 percent shooting from the floor with 4.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 30.7 minutes.

Agustin Ambrosino, Alianza Viedma (Argentina-TNA)

Ambrosino has seen his minutes go up and down recently, but had a solid performance in a tough matchup with Estudiantes Olavarria. In the 88-76 loss, he totaled eight points on 4 for 7 shooting from the floor to go along with six rebounds and a block in 28 minutes.

On the season, he has played 22 games and is averaging 5.6 points on 39.2 percent shooting from the floor with 3.8 rebounds in 20.4 minutes.

Trent Plaisted, Neptunas, (Lithuania-LKL)

Plaisted is getting adjusted to his new team while playing some of the best teams in Europe. His best game came in a 101-74 win over Juventus when he finished with 12 points on 4 for 5 shooting from the floor and 4 for 7 from the free-throw line. He added five rebounds, including three on the offensive end to go along with a pair of steals in 16 minutes.

In five Lithuanian League games, he is averaging 6.0 points on 52.6 percent shooting with 3.6 rebounds in 14.6 minutes.

In Four Eurocup games, he is averaging 1.8 points on 37.5 percent shooting with 3.0 rebounds in 12.3 minutes.

 

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