PROVO, Utah (AP)Fousseyni Traore’s 17 points helped BYU defeat Weber State 63-57 Thursday night.

Traore had eight rebounds and three blocks for the Cougars (10-5). Noah Waterman added 14 points while shooting 4 for 7 (2 for 5 from 3-point range) and 4 of 7 from the free throw line, and he also had eight rebounds. Rudi Williams recorded nine points and shot 4 for 7, including 1 for 3 from beyond the arc.

Dillon Jones led the way for the Wildcats (5-8) with 18 points, seven rebounds and two steals. Alex Tew added 12 points and two steals for Weber State. KJ Cunningham also had eight points.

BYU went into halftime ahead of Weber State 29-24. Waterman scored 10 points in the half. BYU outscored Weber State by one point in the second half. Traore led the way with nine second-half points.

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