Some Portland ranks in WCC play: 1st in FT% 8th in scoring offense 8th in AdjO 8th in 2PFG% 10th in FG% 10th in 3PFG% 10th in eFG% 2nd in scoring defense 2nd in FG% defense 2nd in AdjD 2nd in eFG% defense 3rd in 2PFG% defense 4th in 3PFG% defense
By number of games, BYU's longest single-season 3FPFG streaks: 28 Fredette 26 Fischer 24 Bryant 23 TJ Haws 22 Tavernari 21 Lyday 18 Fischer 17 Halford 16 A. Toolson/Tavernari/TJ Haws 15 Bigelow/J. Emery Trevin Knell is on a current 12-game streak.
Trevin Knell extended his 3PFG streak to 12 games last night--and the one triple he hit (pictured below) was big. USD had just closed to within four points with 5:30 to play when Trevin answered a three with a three at 5:14 to restore a seven-point lead.
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Fousseyni Traore has started seven games. BYU is 6-1 in those games. Fouss has three double-doubles in 7 starts (14 pts/11 reb last night). He has blocked at least one shot in eight straight games (two blocks last night). Last night's game was his first with 30+ mp (31:05).
Alex Barcello's 22 points last night = his highest scoring tally since putting up 23 pts at Weber State on Dec. 18. BYU is now 13-4 all-time when AB scores 20+ points. His 17 20-point games have come against 17 different teams. AB over those 17 games: 62% FG, 58% 3PFG, 86% FT.
BYU record in its first five WCC games, since joining in 2011-12: 2011-12: 4-1 2012-13: 4-1 2013-14: 3-2 2014-15: 3-2 2015-16: 4-1 2016-17: 4-1 2017-18: 3-2 2018-19: 4-1 2019-20: 3-2 2020-21: 4-1 2021-22: 4-1 BYU has opened 5-1 twice (2011-12 and 2012-13). BYU v. POR tomorrow.
Numbers and notes-- BYU is now: on an 11-game home win streak 14-2 leading with 5:00 remaining in regulation 13-2 outshooting the opposition 11-2 scoring 70+ points 12-3 outrebounding the opposition 11-0 at home v. San Diego 4-1 in the WCC for a 7th time in 11 league seasons.
In each half last night, Seneca Knight and Gideon George were game-changers. Seneca's 1st half (12 pts, 3 reb, ast, stl) helped take the lid off--his threes were big against a team that prevents them. Gideon's assertive 2nd half (10 pts, 4 reb, ast) pushed BYU in front to stay.