Scores

Final

New Mexico St 63

(19-11, 11-5 WAC)

Utah State 81

(25-6, 14-2 WAC)

    9:05 PM ET, March 6, 2010

    Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, Logan, Utah

    1 2 T
    NMSU 30 3363
    USU 34 4781

    Top Performers

    New Mexico St: J. Young 17 Pts, 1 Reb, 7 Ast

    Utah State: T. Wesley 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Utah St. 81, New Mexico St. 63

    Associated Press

    LOGAN, Utah -- Tai Wesley scored 24 points and Jared Quayle added 17 points and seven rebounds to lead Utah State to an 81-63 victory against New Mexico State on Saturday night.

    Brady Jardine had 10 points for Utah State (25-6, 14-2 Western Athletic Conference). The regular-season conference champion and winner of 15 straight games, Utah State is the No. 1 seed in the WAC tournament in Reno, Nev., facing No. 8 Boise State on Thursday.

    Jahmar Young had 17 points for New Mexico State (19-11, 11-5 WAC), which slipped to the tournament's No. 3 seed after Nevada's win against Louisiana Tech on Saturday. Nevada tied NMSU for second in the standings and owns the tiebreaker based on a sweep of the season series.

    Troy Gillenwater had 14 points and Hamidu Rahman 13 for NMSU, which faces sixth-seeded San Jose State in a first-round game on Thursday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NMSU
    USU
    Points 63 81
    FG Made-Attempted 22-50 (.440) 30-59 (.508)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 5-19 (.263)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-23 (.652) 16-20 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 26

    2009-10 Season

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