SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Coming off an in-state loss, the first for BYU, the No. 12 Cougars traveled east and found themselves in a physical battle at Missouri State.
In the end, BYU overcame.
Alex Barcello scored 21 points, Te'Jon Lucas added 17 and the Cougars pulled away in the final 90 seconds to defeat the Bears 74-68.