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Final

New Mexico St 49

(10-11, 4-3 WAC)

Utah State 59

(18-2, 7-0 WAC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    11:00 PM ET, January 22, 2011

    Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, Logan, Utah

    1 2 T
    NMSU 23 2649
    USU 35 2459

    Top Performers

    New Mexico State: T. Gillenwater 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Utah State: T. Wesley 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Blk

    Utah St. 59, New Mexico St. 49

    Associated Press

    LOGAN, Utah -- Tai Wesley scored 18 points to lead Utah State past New Mexico State 59-49 on Saturday night.

    Wesley was 5 for 7 from outside and made eight of his 12 free-throw attempts.

    Nate Bendall grabbed 11 rebounds for Utah State (18-2, 7-0 WAC) and Brady Jardine added 10 as the hosts outrebounded New Mexico State 45-30.

    Troy Gillenwater scored 20 points to lead New Mexico State (10-11, 4-3). Hernst Laroche added 11 points. NMSU was just 5 of 13 from the free-throw line and 37 percent from the field.

    USU extended a 12-point halftime edge to 48-29 with 10:45 to play when Brian Green hit a 3-point shot to give the Aggies their largest lead of the game.

    Utah State used a 16-0 run late in the first half to take a 35-23 lead at the break.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NMSU
    USU
    Points 49 59
    FG Made-Attempted 20-53 (.377) 22-53 (.415)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 5-16 (.313)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 10-17 (.588)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 19

    2010-11 Season

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