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Recap - BYU Defeats Loyola Marymount 88-71

BYU got 21 points from Matt Haarms en route to a 88-71 victory over Loyola Marymount on Saturday at Albert Gersten Pavilion.

BYU won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -7.5-point spread as favorites.

Caleb Lohner had 18 points for BYU and Alex Barcello chipped in with 15 points. Brandon Averette had 5 assists for them, while Caleb Lohner was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Loyola Marymount got 22 points from Ivan Alipiev in a losing cause and another 17 points from Eli Scott. Jalin Anderson contributed 4 assists for them, while Parker Dortch had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed BYU were victorious, as the score was 47-26 at the break.

Loyola Marymount won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 28-27.

BYU heads into a battle against San Francisco. Loyola Marymount, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pepperdine.