Utah State Improves to 19-1

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Tai Wesley scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead visiting Utah State to a 67-51 win over Hawai'i on Saturday.

The Aggies (19-1, 7-0), who had four players in double figures, maintained first place in the Western Athletic Conference. The Rainbow Warriors (9-10, 1-6), who lost their fifth straight game, are in last place.

Gary Wilkinson had 15 points, Tyler Newbold scored 13 and Jared Quayle added 12 points, eight rebounds and five assists for Utah State.

The Aggies shot 64 percent (14 of 22) from the field in the first half and used a 16-0 run to take a 36-19 lead into the intermission.

Utah State, which led by as many as 20 points, shot 50 percent from the field for the game. Hawai'i shot just 29 percent from the field and 16 percent (3 of 19) on 3-pointers. Hawaii's Bill Amis led all scorers with 17 points.

Nevada takes on Utah State on Thursday night in Logan. Tip-off is set for 6pm.


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