BYU Cougs in the news: Brandon Davies joins Team Fredette for TBT; Ambrosino has huge game in big win

By: Jay Yeomans

Published: July 11, 2018

TBT’s Team Fredette got a lot stronger today with the addition of former BYU big man Brandon Davies.

Davies took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to announce that he would be joining his former Cougar teammates, Jimmer Fredette and Charles Abouo to compete in the 72-team tournament with the $2,000,000 prize.

The announcement comes just five days after Davies tweeted out that if he added 1,000 new followers on Twitter in the next week then he would play in the tournament.

Davies, who is in his second year with Team Fredette, is joining an already loaded roster featuring Fredette, Abouo and former New Mexico star, Darrington Hobson.

Team Fredette is the No. 2 seed in the Midwest and will play on July 21, 2018, in Columbus, OH against the winner of a play-in game.

If you want to support Team Fredette you can use the link below to set up a fan account where you have the chance to win some money if they win the tournament.

In NBA Summer League action, more games times have been released, including more chances for Kyle Collinsworth and Elijah Bryant to show what they can do.

Collinsworth’s Mavericks are back on the floor this afternoon to square off with the Chicago Bulls while Bryant and the 76ers have to wait until tomorrow to play the undefeated Phoenix Suns.

Through three games, Collinsworth is averaging 2.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals in 17 minutes.

As for Bryant, he is averaging 1.5 points on 50 percent shooting from the field with 1.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in two appearances.

While Collinsworth and Bryant have been busy on the court in Las Vegas, another former Cougar has also been on the floor in recent weeks and has performed at a very high level.

Agustin Ambrosino is showing off his skills in Bolivia where he had another terrific outing last night. In a 96-74 win for Can Oruro over La Salle Olympic, the former BYU forward finished with a game-high 26 points on 10-for-16 shooting from the field including 3-for-7 from beyond the arc and 3-for-5 from the foul line. He also chipped in with six rebounds and four assists in 28:50 on the floor.

Through four games, Ambrosino is putting up some big numbers, averaging 21 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 32 minutes.


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