BYU win over Portland sweetened by Haws' record

PORTLAND — Tyler Haws saw an opening and cut down the lane. Ryan Andrus passed the ball, Haws split two defenders and put in the lay up. The shot gave Haws eight points and solidified him as the all-time scoring leader in BYU history.

Haws needed only seven points to pass Jimmer Fredette as BYU’s top career scorer.

A large crowd of BYU fans were on hand to cheer on the Cougars, making the 82-69 win feel less like a road game despite being  in Portland. Fans came to see “Hawstory” and w…

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Morgan Bailey led all scorers with 17 points and 12 rebounds despite getting injured in their game last week against San Diego. “I hurt my ankle last week, but I was feeling good so coach kept me in,” Bailey said.

BYU’s bench players were key to the win. Cassie Broadhead brought four points and scored the game winning point for the Cougars. Kristine Fuller and Alohi Robins-Hardy each had three points.

Fans react to record-breaking shot

Tyler Haws is now BYU’s top scorer, and the Cougar fans had quite the reactions to the record breaking lay-up.

Tyler Haws breaks all-time career point record

Tyler Haws breaks BYU’s all-time career point record on a drive down low.

Haws needed seven points entering the game against the University of Portland. He made six points within the first five minutes of the game and had BYU fans on their feet on this record breaking drive asisted by Ryan Andrus.

In the game against the Pilots in January 2014, Haws made his career point high with an astounding 48 points. Haws fittingly broke the all-time scoring record playing the Portland Pilots.

The RB pools celebrate 50th anniversary

The Richards Building pools are set to celebrate a surprising 50-year anniversary because of careful maintenance, but the time for more extensive renovation may be soon.

The RB opened in 1965 and included an indoor swimming complex. The pools were expected to last 30 years, the average lifespan of an indoor pool.

“This year, the Richards Building and the pool complex will celebrate their 50-year anniversary,” said BYU Campus Life Operations Manager Conrad Todd. “Surviving 50 years as a…