Tavernari's 3s lead BYU's upset of No. 6 Louisville

Tavernari's 3s lead BYU's upset of No. 6 Louisville



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By The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jonathan Tavernari hit five 3-pointers while scoring a career-best 29 points, and Brigham Young capitalized on No. 6 Louisville's injuries and weariness for a 78-76 victory Friday night in the Las Vegas Invitational.

Trent Plaisted added 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Cougars (5-0) as they held a narrow lead for most of the game with the inside-outside punch of their top two scorers, who scored all but six of BYU's second-half points.

Louisville is the highest-ranked opponent beaten by the Cougars since Dec. 21, 1965, when BYU knocked off No. 2 St. Joseph's.

Derrick Caracter scored 24 points and Earl Clark added 19 for the Cardinals (3-1), but Clark missed a potential tying 3-pointer with 3 seconds to play. No. 2 UCLA 81, Yale 47

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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