PROVO, Utah -- Tyler Haws scored 23 points as Brigham Young pulled away from North Texas in the second half to take a 97-67 victory Tuesday night.
Haws has now totaled 1,342 points at BYU (7-2). Kyle Collinsworth had a career-high 17 points and Skyler Halford had a career-high 16 points. Matt Carlino pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds. He also had 11 assists. BYU outrebounded North Texas 60-38
North Texas (5-4) jumped out to an early lead and held a 27-25 advantage at the 7:35 mark of the first period. Haws hit a 3-pointer to put BYU out front 28-27.
The Cougars gradually increased that lead until they were ahead 42-35 at the break.
Maurice Aniefiok led North Texas with 11 points.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
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