PROVO, Utah (AP) Nick Emery scored 22 points, Eric Mika had 17 and TJ Haws added 16 as Brigham Young defeated Colorado 79-71 on Saturday night.
Colorado (7-3) missed 11 of its final 12 shot attempts of the game. The Buffaloes led 62-61 with 7:50 left, but BYU (7-3) seized control with a 12-1 run and held on for its second win in as many games.
The Buffaloes went 9 for 29 from the field in the second half, including 3 for 13 from 3-point range. BYU was 9 for 19 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 effort by Haws.
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