BYU Cougs in the news: Collinsworth has big night on the glass with Mavericks; Warner shines during Senior Bowl practice (video)

Published: January 25, 2018

Kyle Collinsworth had a very productive 15 minutes in his first day back with the Mavericks in a 104-97 loss to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.

The former BYU guard finished second on the team with a career-high seven rebounds, including one on the offensive end. He added three points on 1-for-2 shooting from the floor and 1-for-2 from the foul line to go along with an assist.

On top of his solid stat line, Collinsworth was a team-high +13 and provided a strong effort on the defensive end of the floor.

In his last four games, he is averaging 2.5 points on 80 percent shooting from the floor, with 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 11.3 minutes.

Fred Warner makes noise during Senior Bowl practices

Fred Warner’s name has been all over Twitter after multiple strong performances during practices for the Senior Bowl.

Here are some of the highlights.

The DraftAnalyst1 Twitter page gave the most in-depth breakdown.

Warner totaled 264 total tackles during four seasons at BYU, including 32 tackles for loss. He added seven interceptions, six and a half sacks and five fumble recoveries.

Brandon Davies rocks the rim

Brandon Davies showed off his springs on Wednesday after a Zalgiris Kaunas practice with a sweet dunk that was caught on video and shared by the team’s Twitter page.

The practice was in advance of the huge EuroLeague matchup with Greek power Panathinaikos Athens on Thursday.

It is a key game for both squads who are tied for fourth place in the EuroLeague standings at 12-7.

Davies also had some fun on Twitter as he congratulated LeBron James on scoring his 30,000th NBA point.

Chatman lights it up from deep

Jordan Chatman had another nice shooting performance on Wednesday night as the Boston College Eagles fell to the Syracuse Orange, 81-63.

The former BYU guard connected on 4 of 7 shots from beyond the arc on his way to 12 points. He added an assist and a steal in 30 minutes before he fouled out.

On the season, Chatman is averaging 13.3 points on the strength of 44.4 percent shooting from 3-point land and 89.3 percent from the foul line. He also chips in with 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 34.9 minutes for the 13-8 Eagles.

 

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