Men's Basketball

No. 19/21 Seasiders finish road trip against Urban Knights

No. 19/21 Seasiders finish road trip against Urban Knights

SAN FRANCISCO - No. 19/21 BYU-Hawaii men's basketball looks to complete the sweep of its first PacWest roadtrip when it takes on Academy of Art on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. PST.

BYU-Hawaii (14-2, 8-2 PacWest)

  • The Seasiders won their third straight road game in a seesaw battle with Fresno Pacific on Thursday. There were 17 ties and 17 lead changes in the game.
  • Pablo Coro and Justin Yamzon closed out the game for BYU-Hawaii scoring seven and five points respectively during the game ending 12-3 run.
  • Yamzon recoorded a new career-high of 17 points in the contest and hit 5 of 7 from beyond the arc.
  • Tyler Tuliau has enjoyed playing the Sunbirds this season, posting his two highest point totals of 14 and 12 points.
  • Danny Berger nearly recorded a triple-double for the Seasiders with 10 points, seven assists and six rebounds.
  • Coro shook off a slow start to score 10 of his 13 points in the second half. Coro was 3 of 5 from the field and 2 of 4 from behind the arc in the second half.
  • As a team, the Seasiders shot 50 percent (7-14) from 3-point range in the second half.
  • The Seasiders bench scored 44 points on Thursda, while the Sunbirds' backups were held without a single point.
  • BYU-Hawaii has yet to lose a game this season when they record more rebounds and assists than their opponent.

Academy of Art (4-12, 2-8 PacWest)

  • Alexis Moore leads the Urban nights this season in scoring (17.3 ppg) and rebounds (6.9 rpg).
  • Yanick Kulich helped Academy of Art to a strong start of the year, but has been sidelined since late November. He was averaging 16.3 points and 6.0 rebounds.
  • Against Hawaii Pacific, Jase Harrison and Uchenna Okeneme were the only Urban Knights to surpass double figure scoring with 10 points and 12 points respectively. Harrison also finished with 10 rebounds to record the double-double.
  • Alexis Moore did not participate in the HPU game after finishing one rebound shy of his third double-double of the season.

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