Utah State 81, Binghamton 47

LOGAN, UTAH (AP) -- Jaycee Carroll scored 20 points and Nate
Harris scored 17 to lead Utah State University to an 81-47 win over
Binghamton University in the championship game of the Gossner Foods
Holiday Classic Friday night.

Cass Matheus also scored eight points and pulled down a
game-high nine rebounds for USU (8-3). Leading scorer for the
Bearcats (3-9) was Andre Heard with nine.

Heard, leading scorer on the season for the Bearcats (15.5 ppg),
shot 3-for-16 from the field and 3-for-4 from the free-throw line.
As a team, Binghamton shot 27 percent from the field.

USU was never threatened after a first-half scoring drought by
the Bearcats.

In the game's opening minutes, the teams traded baskets and the
lead until the Aggies went on a 21-0 run and took at 40-21 lead at
halftime. The Bearcats went nine minutes without scoring during the
Aggie run.

Arkansas-Little Rock defeated Idaho State 73-72 in the
consolation round of the holiday tournament.