BYU basketball analysis: How the Cougars outlasted the Dons

The BYU Cougars used a pair of big performances from Eric Mika and Nick Emery to get past the San Francisco Dons 85-75 at the Marriott Center on Thursday night.

Mika finished with a career-high 31 points on 12 for 17 shooting from the floor to go along with 12 rebounds and two blocks while Emery totaled 22 points on 7 for 10 shooting from the floor, including 4 for 6 from beyond the arc.

The Cougars also got a solid night from Elijah Bryant, who managed 14 points, five rebounds and three assists.

Remu Raitanen led the way for the Dons with 16 points on the strength of a 4-for-8 shooting performance from 3-point range while Jimbo Lull chipped in with 12 points.

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