PROVO, Utah (AP) -Jimmer Fredette scored 23 points and handed out a game-high seven assists, and Jackson Emery added 15 points to lead BYU past Weber State 87-70 Friday night.
Fredette and Emery turned a one-point game into a rout with six minutes to play when each hit back-to-back three-pointers. Fredette added two free throws to complete the 14-2 run, after which the Cougars led 72-59.
BYU (5-0) improved to 18-0 against Weber State all-time at the Marriott Center.
Damian Lillard led the Wildcats (1-4) with 23 points and Lindsay Hughey scored 16.
Emery made 4 of 6 three-point attempts and Fredette made 3 of 5.
The Cougars jumped to an early 18-4 lead with torrid shooting, but Weber State built a comeback around offensive rebounds and drives to the basket by Lillard and Hughey.
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