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COL BKB: Brigham Young 90, Washington 79

March 20, 2013 at 1:34 AM   |   Comments

PROVO, Utah, March 20 (UPI) -- Tyler Haws scored 37 points Tuesday to lead third-seeded Brigham Young to a 90-79 victory over visiting Washington in the opening round of the NIT.

Haws hit 15-of-24 shots and sank six free throws in the win, which set up a second-round meeting with the winner of Wednesday's game between Tennessee and Mercer.

Brandon Davis poured in 22 points for BYU (22-11) and Matt Carlino tallied 20 points and nine assists.

Sixth-seeded Washington (18-16) had four players in double figures, led by C.J. Wilcox with 20 points. Shawn Kemp notched a double-double with 15 points and a game-high 11 rebounds.

The game featured seven ties and eight lead changes. The Cougars outscored Washington 57-44 in the second half.

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