BYU basketball: Cougars rally to rout Pepperdine

Just before halftime on Thursday night at the Marriott Center against Pepperdine, Brandon Davies soared high, grabbed Josh Sharp’s missed jumper, and jammed the ball through the basket to cut the Waves’ lead to five.

The spectacular play not only ended perhaps the most dismal first half of the season for the Cougars, but it also gave BYU some much-needed momentum heading into the locker room. And it showed an antsy crowd of 14,888 that Davies was pretty much his old self again, after battling a sprained ankle the last few games.

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