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Fisher leads BYU to 84-76 win over Northern Iowa

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    BYU guard Chase Fischer (1) looks for an open teammate to pass to while being defended by Northern Iowa guard Jeremy Morgan, right, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Diamond Head Classic today. BYU won 84-76. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

Chase Fischer scored 26 points and Kyle Collinsworth added 12 points, 17 rebounds and six assists to lead BYU to an 84-76 win over Northern Iowa in the fifth-place game of the Diamond Head Classic today.

The Cougars (9-4) shot 50 percent (28 of 56) from the field and had five players score in double figures. Zac Seljaas had 12 points, Nick Emery chipped in 11 and Kyle Davis 10.

Fischer shot 7 of 14 from the field and made four 3-pointers two days after scoring a career-high 41 points against New Mexico Wednesday.

Fisher, Emery and Collinsworth combined to go 16 of 16 on free throws. BYU shot 19 of 21 from the foul line and outrebounded the Panthers 42-27.

Matt Bohannon scored 21 points and Jeremy Morgan had 19 to lead Northern Iowa (8-5).

BYU led by as many as 15 points and held a 38-28 advantage at halftime.

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