APU Pounds BYU-Hawaii
February 19, 2014 • 440 views
Azusa Pacific had five players in double figures and it proved to be more than enough in an 85-69 win over BYU-Hawaii Thursday night at the Felix Events Center in front of 926 fans in attendance.
Tyler Monroe led the way with 22 points, Robert Sandoval had 15 and Troy Leaf and Bertram Hall each tossed in 13 in the well balanced attack. Kevin Stafford knocked down three three pointers and finished with 11.
Monroe was 10 of 12 overall from the field including a three pointer. The Cougars hit eight from beyond the arc overall compared to five for BYU-Hawaii.
APU led 34-24 at the half shooting 51 percent compared to just 32 percent for BYU-Hawaii. The Cougars shot 58 percent from the field and 47 percent from three point land compared to 37 and 27 for BYU-Hawaii.
APU trailed only once in the game-early in the first half.
Only a half game separates the two teams in the PacWest Conference. APU improved to 8-7 in conference and 12-9 overall while BYU-Hawaii dropped to 9-7 and 11-11.