Brad James November 1, 2018 /Sports News – Local NCAA Utah Men’s Basketball Roundup: 11/1 Tags: Brandon Warr/BYU/Chadron State/College of Idaho/Dee Events Center/Diontae Champion/Elijah Fuller/Evergreen State/Hanley Shu/Huntsman Center/Jerrick Harding/Keun Palu-Thompson/Montana State/Neemias Queta/Nevada Wolf Pack/Tauriawn Knight/The Associated Press/Timmy Allen/Utah State Aggies/Weber State/Westminster/Yoeli Childs Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPROVO, Utah-Yoeli Childs netted 14 points and 14 rebounds as the BYU Cougars routed Westminster 72-43 in a men’s basketball exhibition at the Marriott Center Thursday. Brandon Warr had 12 points to lead the NCAA Division II Griffins in defeat. The Cougars commence their regular season November 6 at Reno, Nev. against the Nevada Wolf Pack who are ranked in the Top 10 in both The Associated Press and coaches polls.SALT LAKE CITY-Timmy Allen posted 18 points on 6 of 11 from the field as the Utah Utes downed the College of Idaho 96-76 Thursday in a men’s basketball exhibition at the Huntsman Center. Allen led five Utes who scored in double figures while Utah shot a torrid 55.6 percent (20-36) in the first half and 50 percent for the game. Keun Palu-Thompson’s 19 points led the NAIA Coyotes in the loss. The Utes begin regular season play November 8 at home against the Maine Black Bears of the America East Conference.OGDEN, Utah-Prolific scorer Jerrick Harding amassed 16 points and the Weber State Wildcats surged past NCAA Division II Chadron State 76-59 Thursday at Dee Events Center in a men’s basketball exhibition. Harding, a junior guard out of Wichita, Kan. averaged 22 points a game last season and scored a program-record 46 points in a win over Montana State. The Wildcats shot 51.1 percent for the game and 61.9 percent (13 of 21) in the second half. Diontae Champion’s 14 points and seven boards led the Eagles in defeat. Weber State commences the regular season November 6 at San Diego.LOGAN, Utah-Tauriawn Knight posted 16 points and the Utah State Aggies ran roughshod over NAIA Evergreen State 96-45 Thursday at the Spectrum in a men’s basketball exhibition. Portuguese national Neemias Queta added 15 points and 8 rebounds on 7-11 shooting. The Aggies shot 55 percent (22 of 40) in the first half and 53.9 percent (41 of 76) for the game. Elijah Fuller and Hanley Shu had 8 points apiece in defeat for the Geoducks, who only shot 25.8 percent for the game.