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Averette lifts BYU past Pacific 95-87 in 2OT

Posted at 10:53 PM, Jan 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-31 00:58:44-05

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Brandon Averette scored 24 points with five 3-pointers as BYU topped Pacific 95-87 in double overtime Saturday.

Alex Barcello added 23 points with nine rebounds and seven assists for the Cougars.

Matt Haarms had 13 points for BYU, which earned its fifth straight home victory.

There were 40 lead changes and 16 ties before the Cougars were able to break away from the Tigers in the second overtime.

Justin Moore had 18 points for the Tigers. Jahbril Price-Noel added 16 points. Daniss Jenkins had 13 points and Jordan Bell 12 with 10 rebounds.