BYU COUGARS

BYU Defeats San Diego On Alley-Oop From Haws To Childs

Feb 15, 2020, 10:14 PM | Updated: 11:46 pm

SAN DIEGO, California – When did BYU become lob city? With 25 seconds remaining, BYU was down 71-70 on the road at San Diego. With the game on the line, senior guard TJ Haws tossed an alley-oop to Yoeli Childs and the senior forward slammed it home to give BYU a 72-71 victory.

It was a survive and advance moment for a BYU team that desperately needed that win to avoid a loss to a team that had only won nine games entering Saturday.

After the Childs slam dunk, BYU still needed a stop on the defensive end to come away with the victory. San Diego forward Braun Hartfield attempted a shot in the corner with two BYU defenders on him and it clanked off the rim to give the Cougars the win.

“Coach Pope drew up an amazing play and that’s exactly how he drew it up,” said Childs on the BYU Sports Network postgame show heard on KSL NewsRadio. “We knew they were hard showing and the slip would be there. Tj makes an unbelievable pass and I’ve got a 7’6″ wingspan I might as well catch the ball. I didn’t really do anything there. TJ with an amazing pass and a great call by coach.”

BYU is now 21-7 on the season and in sole possession of second place in the West Coast Conference standings with a 10-3 league record.

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12-3 pm) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

  • BYU Cougars Scoreboard

  • BYU Cougars Team Leaders

  • BYU Cougars Standings

BYU Cougars

Allstate, Big 12 Conference, Naming Rights...

Mitch Harper

Social Media Reacts To Big 12 Potentially Selling League Name To Allstate

Social media had its share of takes after the reports surfaced that the Big 12 is looking to sell its naming rights to Allstate.

16 hours ago

Big 12 Conference, Allstate, Name Change...

Mitch Harper

Big 12 Looking At Selling Name Of League To Insurance Company

The Big 12 Conference is looking for additional revenue streams.

17 hours ago

Big 12, Brett Yormark, Conference Expansion...

Mitch Harper

Big 12 Reportedly Considering Up To $1 Billion Private Equity Investment

SALT LAKE CITY – The Big 12 Conference could be ushering in a new era of college athletics. On Thursday, CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd reported that the Big 12 Conference is considering a private equity investment of up to $1 billion. Breaking: Big 12 considering private equity investment of up to $1 billion for as much […]

21 hours ago

justin sterner rays...

Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Former Cougar Justin Sterner Makes Most Of MLB Debut

Former BYU Cougar Justin Sterner didn't have much time to prepare when the rookie pitcher learned he was needed in the big league bullpen.

3 days ago

payton henry...

Brian Preece

Locals In MiLB: Former Pleasant Grove Baseball Star Suffers Scary Injury

It was a scary scene in late May when former Pleasant Grove Viking Payton Henry was struck in the head by an opponent's backswing.

4 days ago

porter hodge cubs...

Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Porter Hodge Demoted As Chicago Cubs Get Healthier

Porter Hodge found out how the other half lives when a bad call spiraled into allowing the first earned runs of his brief big league career.

5 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Hans & Scotty's Day of Adoption...

Hans & Scotty’s Day Of Adoption

Join the KSL Sports Zone for Hans & Scotty's Day of Adoption, in partnership with the Humane Society of Utah, on June 25th, 2024!

ksl-sports-newsletter...

KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.

...

KSL Sports

Jazz Notes Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the Jazz Notes newsletter. Get insider analysis, game recaps and opportunities to win tickets!

3 kids wearing real salt lake jerseys smiling...

Real Salt Lake

6 Reasons You Need to Experience a RSL Matchday

RSL Games are a great way to spend time with your family with fun activities, good food, and traditions you can only experience at the field.

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...

KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.

Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...

KSL Digital Sales

Notable Moments From The Utah Jazz Season… So Far

At the beginning of the season, the Utah Jazz were second to last. Now they rank in the top 10 teams in the Western Conference.

BYU Defeats San Diego On Alley-Oop From Haws To Childs