BYU Cougs in the news: Davies has best game of the season; Tyler Haws shoots lights out; Abouo dominates (video)

Published: February 10, 2018

It has been a very busy couple of days for the former Cougar cagers playing hoops around the globe.

Kyle Collinsworth inked a 3-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, and already saw significant minutes since the signing. In a 121-103 loss to the Golden State Warriors, he totaled two points on 1-for-4 shooting from the field to go along with a steal and an assist in a career-high 19:08 of action.

On the season, he is averaging 2.4 points on 55 percent shooting from the floor with 2.3 rebounds in 11.2 minutes a night in 12 appearances.

Brandon Davies had his best EuroLeague showing to date on Friday as Zalgiris Kaunas fell to Khimki 84-74. In the 10-point setback, Davies totaled 15 points on 4-for-6 shooting from the field and 7-for-8 from the foul line. He also registered five rebounds and three assists in 21:32.

The EuroLeague Basketball YouTube channel shared highlights from the contest.

In 22 EuroLeague games, he is averaging 7.6 points on 60.2 percent shooting with 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 14:58.


Tyler Haws had a fantastic shooting performance on Wednesday as the St. John’s Edge improved to 16-9 on the season with a 111-100 win over the Windsor Express. While he played just 18 minutes in the win, Haws reached double figures as he totaled 10 points and four rebounds.

He was 4-for-5 shooting from the floor, and 2-for-2 from 3-point range including a three in the closing seconds of the first quarter.

In 13 games with the team, he is averaging 6.6 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 18.8 minutes.

Charles Abouo had another dominating performance on Friday as his FOS Provence squad knocked off Charleville-Mezieres 78-64. The former BYU wing scored a game-high 25 points on 10-for-15 shooting from the field, including 4-for-6 from 3-point range. He added four steals, three assists and a pair of rebounds in just 21 minutes of work.

Through 19 games, he is averaging 13.1 points on 46 percent shooting with 4.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.9 steals in 28 minutes.

Frank Bartley IV had a big scoring night on Thursday, but it wasn’t enough to keep the winning streak alive as the Ragin’ Cajuns fell to Georgia State 106-92. In the loss, Bartley managed 21 points on 8-for-17 shooting from the floor, including 3-for-8 from distance and 2-for-2 from the foul line. He also chipped in with six boards, two steals and an assist in 34 minutes.

On the season, he is averaging 16.7 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.3 steals in 29.5 minutes.

Jake Toolson also had a very productive night on Thursday as the UVU Wolverines pounded Chicago State 97-57. In the win, he totaled 17 points on 6-for-9 from the floor and 4-for-5 from the foul line. He added seven rebounds and four assists in 30 minutes.

The UVU Men’s Basketball Twitter account shared highlights of one of his tough baskets.

On the season, he is averaging 12 points on 50.8 percent shooting from the field with 4.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 28.2 minutes.


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