BYU Cougs in the news: Brandon Davies, Eric Mika earn player of the week honors; Collinsworth sees extended minutes in win (video)

Brandon Davies was recognized for his big game over the weekend with the Interperformances LKL Player of the Week handed out by

He earned the award after putting up 17 points, grabbing nine rebounds, handing out two assists and collecting a steal in 19:49 minutes of work as Zalgiris Kaunas held off Nevezis, 79-73.

Here are highlights of his huge night from the Real SPGHighlights YouTube channel.

Davies and Zalgiris Kaunas will be back on the floor on Thursday as they square off with Baskonia in EuroLeague action.

Like Davies, Eric Mika took home Interperformances Player of Week award after his monster double-double helped VL Pesaro take home the ever important 84-81 win over Betaland Capo d’Orlando on Sunday.

In the win, Mika totaled 10 points, 17 rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks in 35 minutes.

Mika and VL Pesaro will be back in action on Sunday as they face New Basket Brindisi looking for their first winning streak of the season.

Collinsworth shows off versatility in win over Knicks 

Kyle Collinsworth showed that you can still earn plenty of minutes even if you don’t score the ball.

The former BYU guard had a really solid showing even though he went scoreless while not attempting a shot as the Dallas Mavericks beat the New York Knicks, 110-97. Collinsworth finished with three rebounds, three assists and a pair of steals and was a +5 in 22 minutes of work.

In 22 games, he is averaging 2.5 points on 43.1 percent shooting from the floor, including 42.9 percent from 3-point land. He also contributes 2.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 13.3 minutes a night.

Collinsworth and the Mavericks are back in action on Friday when they head to Toronto to play the Raptors.

Chatman closes out season with NIT setback

After seven straight games scoring in double figures, Jordan Chatman finished his season with a six-point performance in a 79-62 loss to Western Kentucky in the first round of the NIT.

The former BYU guard shot 2-for-7 from the floor and 2-for-2 from the foul line while adding two rebounds, an assist and a steal in 40 minutes.

On the season, Chatman averaged 12.9 points on 41.5 percent shooting from the floor, including 39.5 percent from 3-point land and 89.9 percent from the foul line. He also chipped in with 2.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists while playing 36.8 minutes a game.

The latest on the UVU three

Jake Toolson, Isaac Neilson and Cory Calvert were also in postseason action on Tuesday night as the UVU Wolverines knocked off Eastern Washington 87-65 in the first round of the CBI Tournament.

Toolson had the best stat line of the three finishing with three points on 50 percent shooting with three rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes. Neilson added three rebounds in six minutes while Calvert handed out an assist in two minutes on the floor.



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