BYU 86, SPU 72

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Provo, Utah (Nov. 10, 2005) -- Forward Trent Plaisted scored 27 points and hauled in 12 rebounds, leading BYU to an 86-72 win over Seattle Pacific at the Marriott Center Thursday night.

The Cougars trailed the Falcons 47-35 with 17:05 remaining in the second half. But the Cougars went on a 28-8 run, and held an 8 point advantage with 8:04 left.

Newcomers continued to pace BYU. Junior college transfer point guard Rashaun Broadus scored 9 points and recorded 4 assists, while frosh shooting guard Lee Cummard added 8 points.

Jimmy Balderson scored 13 points and was 3-of-4 from behind the arc.

Forward Dustin Bremerman led Seattle Pacific with 22 points. Center Robbie Will added 19 points and 9 rebounds.

BYU struggled for most of the first half against the Division II Falcons. Seattle Pacific turned an early 3-2 deficit into a 15-3 lead. The Cougars didn't see their next lead until 6:18 left in the first half, at 21-20.

BYU now prepares for its regular season opener, Nov. 18 at the Marriott Center against Loyola Marymount.

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