Emery 3-pointer lifts BYU over No. 25 Gonzaga 69-68
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nick Emery hit a 3-pointer with 1:38 left for the lead and BYU hung on to beat No. 25 Gonzaga 69-68 on Thursday night. It was the only basket of the game for Emery.
Kyle Collinsworth scored 20 points and Chase Fischer added 18 for BYU (13-5, 4-1 West Coast Conference), which upset Gonzaga at home for the second straight season.
Kyle Wiltjer scored 35 points for Gonzaga (13-4, 5-1), which saw a seven-game winning streak snapped. Domantas Sabonis, who averages 18 points per game, was in foul trouble and limited to five points.
Gonzaga lost at home to BYU last season, breaking a 41-game home winning streak.
Wiltjer is the leading scorer in the WCC at 21.5 points per game and has reached 20 points 11 times this season.
Neither team shot well from the field, with BYU hitting 41 percent and Gonzaga just 36.8 percent.