Down 71-70 with 5.1 seconds left in the game, BYU’s T.J. Haws took the inbounds pass and raced down the floor.

As he neared the top of the key, the senior dribbled to his right before shooting a difficult fadeaway jumper over Quentin Grimes. The ball hit the front of the rim before dropping in to give BYU a thrilling 72-71 road victory over Houston as time expired.

With his game-winning basket, Haws finished the night with 10 points, giving him double figures in all four games this season. The senior also finished the night with a game-high five assists.

Alex Barcello led the way for the Cougars with 16 points and Jake Toolson and Kolby Lee combined for 28 points and 12 rebounds and six assists in the win. Lee finished with a career highs in points, rebounds and assists in the victory.

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Coming into Friday night’s game, Houston had won 35 of their last 36 home games and was favored by more than 11 points against BYU.

Houston was led by freshman Caleb Mills who had a game-high 17 points off the bench for Houston (1-1). Fabian White Jr. added 14 points and Grimes and DeJon Jarreau had 10 apiece.

With a large contingent of BYU fans at the game, the Cougars made sure to not disappoint after giving up a 14-point lead before holding on for the win.

Former BYU head coach Dave Rose, who recently had a heart attack and who also graduated from Houston, was in attendance. In a cool moment and after hitting the shot, the entire team went over to their former coach to celebrate.

Here’s how fans and players reacted after the game.

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