PROVO, Utah (AP) Brock Zylstra hit six 3-pointers, was 8 for 8 from the floor and scored 22 points to lead BYU to an 81-56 victory over San Francisco on Saturday.Noah Hartsock added 14 points for the Cougars (14-4, 3-1 West Coast), who shot 54 percent from the field and 65 percent from 3-point range. Brandon Davies had 12 points, six rebounds and six assists, and Matt Carlino also had 12 points.Michael Williams led San Francisco (10-7, 0-3) with 10 points, all coming in the second half. Perris Blackwell had 10 rebounds for the Dons.BYU was ahead 42-20 at halftime and increased that lead to as many as 34 points in the second half.The Dons shot 33 percent, were 0 for 14 from 3-point range in the first half and finished 6 of 29 from beyond the arc.
BERKELEY — Nevada coach Eric Musselman said Wednesday he has withdrawn his name for consideration for the coaching vacancy at California, committed to continuing to build the Wolf Pack program after the school's first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2007 in his second season.
Musselman's team captured the Mountain West Conference regular-season crown and tournament title, a program first. The Wolf Pack lost in the first round of the NCAAs to fifth-seeded Iowa State last week as a No. 12 seed to finish 28-7. While he originally signed a five-year contract through the 2019-20 season, Musselman is working to finalize a new five-year deal that would keep at the school for the long haul.
"My family and I are so excited about Nevada," he said in a text message to The Associated Press. "I love our players and the bond we have created as a team and on campus and in the community."
The 52-year-old Musselman interviewed in Berkeley for the Cal opening to replace Cuonzo Martin, who resigned from the Golden Bears last Wednesday and was named Missouri's new coach the same day. Martin was formally introduced Monday.
Cal is not announcing the names of anyone brought in to interview for the head coaching vacancy.
BERKELEY — California star Ivan Rabb will declare for the NBA draft, a move that has been expected since the season began.
The sophomore star announced his decision Wednesday through the school. He says, "After careful consideration and discussion with my family, I have decided to forego my remaining NCAA eligibility and enter the NBA draft."
While Rabb says the timing is right to turn his attention to a professional career, he plans to finish school eventually — a promise he made to himself and his mother.
The 6-foot-11 sophomore forward was Cal's second-leading scorer at 14.0 points and top rebounder averaging 10.5 boards for the Golden Bears, who lost to Cal State Bakersfield in the first round of the NIT last week without him. Rabb was listed out with a foot injury.
Former coach Cuonzo Martin resigned the next day to become Missouri's new coach.