LAS VEGAS (AP) - Jimmer Fredette scored 33 points and Jackson Emery added 27 to lead BYU to a 110-104 win over Nevada in the third round of Las Vegas Classic on Tuesday.
This was the Cougars biggest offensive output against a Division I opponent, since a 110-69 win over Morgan State on Dec. 28, 1995.
Fredette was 11 of 16 from the field and 9 of 9 from the free-throw line. Fredette, who had six assists, was held scoreless
for the game's first 9 minutes.
Emery was 9 of 13 from the field and 5 of 7 from 3-point range
for BYU (11-1), which scored 64 second-half points and was 27 of 28 from the free-throw line.
Armon Johnson led Nevada (6-5) with 30 points and five assists.
He was 13 of 21 from the field. Dario Hunt added 21 points along with nine rebounds. Luke Babbit added 20 points and six rebounds.
Tyler Haws added 18 points for BYU.
The Wolf Pack takes on Tulsa (9-2) on Wednesday at 5pm in Las Vegas. The game will be televised live on KAME.
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