BYU Cougs in the news: Collinsworth has career-night on the glass; Mika has big double-double in huge win; Fredette posts nice stat line in loss

Kyle Collinsworth had a really nice weekend as the Dallas Mavericks split a pair of games with the Memphis Grizzlies and the Houston Rockets.

In a 114-80 win over the Grizzlies on Saturday, Collinsworth went scoreless, but managed four rebounds, two steals and two assists in 13 minutes of work. One of his assists came on a perfected delivered pass in transition that led to a dunk for Dwight Powell.

Collinsworth followed that up with a monster night on the offensive glass on Sunday as the Dallas Mavericks fell to the Rockets, 105-82.

The former BYU standout led the Mavericks in rebounding in the tough loss as he collected a career-high 10 boards, including six on the offensive end of the floor. He added five points on 2-for-6 shooting from the field while handing out two assists and collecting a steal and a block in 25 minutes.

Since he was reinserted into the lineup four games ago, Collinsworth has averaged 2.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steals in 17 minutes a night.

On the season, he is averaging 2.6 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 12.9 minutes a contest over 21 games.

Mika has double-double in huge win

Eric Mika had one of his best all-around performances as a pro on Sunday as his VL Pesaro squad came through with an 84-81 overtime win over Betaland Capo D’Orlando.

In the important win, Mika managed a double-double with 10 points on 50 percent shooting from the floor while grabbing a career-high 17 rebounds. He also set a new career-best with four assists while adding three steals and two blocks in 35 minutes.

Through 21 games, he is averaging 14.1 points on 52.8 percent shooting from inside the arc to go along with 7.5 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.2 assists in 29.1 minutes.

Davies has great performance in win

Brandon Davies had his best game of the season on Monday as Zalgiris Kaunas outlasted Nevezis, 79-73, to improve to 22-3 in LKL play.

Davies finished with a game-high 17 points on 6-for-8 shooting from the floor and 5-for-8 from the foul line. He added a game-best nine rebounds, two assists and a steal in 19:49.

On the season, he is averaging 8.4 points on 55.6 percent shooting with 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 15:47.

Fredette closes out season with double-double

In case you missed the action from Saturday, Jimmer Fredette and the Shanghai Sharks fell, 97-72, in the third game of the best-of-three series to the Beijing Ducks.

In the loss, Fredette totaled 24 points on 10-for-10 shooting from the free-throw line while adding team highs with 10 rebounds and five assists in 45 minutes.

During the playoffs, Fredette averaged 29.3 points on 51.1 percent shooting from inside the arc and a perfect 21-for-21 at the foul line. He added 9.7 rebounds, 7.7 assists and 2.0 steals in 46.3 minutes.

In the 38 regular season games, he averaged 37.45 points on 45.2 percent shooting from the floor, 42.3 percent from 3-point range and 94.8 percent from the charity stripe. He also chipped in with 6.7 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.0 steals in 41 minutes a contest.

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