Postseason NIT - BYU Downs Mercer 90-71 - Match Report
BYU got 26 points and 10 rebounds from Brandon Davies en route to a 90-71 victory over Mercer on Monday at Marriott Center.
Bettors who backed BYU were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8.5 at sportsbooks.
Tyler Haws had 24 points for BYU and Matt Carlino chipped in with 18 points. Matt Carlino had 9 assists for them, while Brandon Davies was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Mercer got 19 points from Travis Smith in a losing cause and another 15 points from Langston Hall. Jakob Gollon contributed 9 assists for them, while Jakob Gollon had 6 rebounds.
BYU led at halftime, 44-35.
The rebound battle favored BYU as they grabbed 43 boards, while Mercer only had 31.