BYU Cougs in the news: Tyler Haws makes Canadian debut; Jimmer to defend his 3-point shooting title; Chatman scores double figures against Tar Heels (video)

Published: January 10, 2018

On the same day that he joined the NBL’s St. John’s Edge, former BYU star Tyler Haws played his first game with the Canadian club.

In a 111-103 home loss to the Windsor Express, Haws went scoreless after missing his only field goal attempt while playing 10 minutes as a reserve.

Jeremy Eaton shared a video on Twitter of Haws putting up some shots before the game.

Another former Cougar, Rashuan Broadus also went scoreless in the game, but did hand out three assists and grab a rebound in 12 minutes of work.

Broadus, Haws and the Edge will be back on the floor on Wednesday night as they look for some redemption against the Express.

Jimmer to defend his 3-point shooting title

Jimmer Fredette will be a busy man during the CBA’s All-Star weekend. Not only will he be playing in the game on Sunday, But his wife Whitney shared on Twitter that the BYU legend will try to defend his title in Saturday’s 3-point shooting contest.

Chatman scores in double figures against North Carolina

Jordan Chatman scored in double figures for the 13th time in 16 games in a 96-66 loss to the North Carolina Tar Heels on Tuesday night. The former BYU guard finished with 11 points on 4-for-12 shooting from the floor, including 3-for-7 from beyond the arc. He also handed out two assists while playing 35 minutes.

Here is video from Andy Backstrom of one of Chatman’s three triples.

On the season, Chatman is averaging 13.3 points on 43 percent shooting from distance and 91.5 percent from the charity stripe. He also contributes 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 35.3 minutes.

Collinsworth makes an appearance

Kyle Collinsworth saw his first action on the floor in more than two weeks as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Orlando Magic 114-99 on Tuesday night. The former BYU triple-double machine recorded no stats in a minute on the court.

In four games with the Mavericks he has totaled four points on 50 percent shooting with two rebounds, two assists and a steal.

Dallas is back in action on Wednesday as they travel to Charlotte to face off with the Hornets.

Bartley is on a roll

Frank Bartley IV has been playing very well of late for the streaking Ragin’ Cajuns who are 14-3 on the season and a perfect 4-0 in the Sun Belt.

During the four-game winning streak to start the Sun Belt schedule, he is averaging 19.3 points on 51.7 percent shooting from 3-point land and 85.7 percent from the foul line. One of his best performances during that stretch came in an 81-74 win over Coastal Carolina when he totaled a team-high 22 points on 8-for-9 shooting from the foul line and 4-for-9 from beyond the arc. He added five rebounds, three assists and a block in 38 minutes.

The LFT411 Twitter account shared video of one of his four shots from deep.

On the season, he is averaging 16.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.3 steals in 28.8 minutes a game.

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