9:00 PM ET, February 19, 2011
McKeon Pavilion, Moraga, California
No. 24 Utah State dominates 2nd half to win game at No. 23 Saint Mary's
MORAGA, Calif. -- Brady Jardine provided the exclamation point on the signature win that Utah State (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today, No. 25 AP) had been seeking all season.Tai Wesley and Brockeith Pane overcame horrid first halves to score 22 points apiece and Jardine's dunk capped the 75-65 victory over Saint Mary's (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today) on Saturday night that bolstered the Aggies' position for an NCAA tournament bid.
• Tai Wesley has 22 points -- 17 in the second half -- and 11 rebounds to rally Utah State from a nine-point halftime deficit.
• The Aggies outscored the Gaels 48-29 in the second half.
• Utah State won for the 20th time in its past 21 games.
• Saint Mary's has lost its last two games after a four-game winning streak.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-48 (.500)||23-59 (.390)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-6 (.333)||9-22 (.409)|
|FT Made-Attempted||25-32 (.781)||10-13 (.769)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||16 (0/0)||22 (0/0)|
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