STOCKTON, Calif. (AP)
Jake Toolson scored a career-high 28 points with six 3-pointers and Yoeli Childs returned from injury to add 26 points and nine rebounds in a 74-60 victory over Pacific on Thursday night.
The Cougars (15-6, 4-2 West Coast Conference) used a 21-0 run over more than six minutes of the second half to take a 72-53 lead with 3:40 remaining. Toolson scored 14 points during the run, including four 3-pointers – three back-to-back.
Toolson finished 10-of-15 shooting, making 6 of 8 3-point attempts.
Childs, who served a NCAA-mandated, nine-game suspension to start the season, was sidelined for four games with an injury to his right index finger before returning to shoot 11 of 20 in the win over Pacific.
Jahil Tripp scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds to lead the Tigers (15-7, 3-3).
Childs and Toolson had nine points each to send BYU to a 33-29 halftime lead.
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