3 keys to BYU’s 81-64 victory against Texas Southern

BYU dunks over Texas Southern

BYU and Texas Southern play an NCAA basketball game at the Marriott Center in Provo on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

BYU overcame a slow start and a poor 3-point shooting night to defeat Texas Southern 81-64 Wednesday night at the Marriott Center.

Here are three keys to the Cougars’ win:

Forward Gideon George grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds to go along with 10 points.
BYU had five players score in double figures, led by Te’Jon Lucas, who finished with a season-high 18 points and seven assists.
The Cougars shot just 39% overall, and 8 of 32 from 3, but they outrebounded Texas Southern 52-38 and scored 20 second-chance points.

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