Utah State at UNLV post-game notes
Jan. 6, 2018

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Utah State at UNLV post-game notes
Utah State 85, UNLV 78

Team Notes

  • With the win, Utah State is now 6-32 all-time against UNLV, including a 2-18 mark in Las Vegas.
  • The win snapped a five-game winning streak by UNLV in games played against the Aggies in Las Vegas.
  • Utah State went into the half with a 46-36 lead and is now 8-0 on the year when leading at the break.
  • Utah State’s 46 first-half points were the most by the Aggies in the opening 20 minutes of a game this season.
  • Utah State’s 85 points are the most the Aggies have scored against UNLV during the Mountain West era.
  • Utah State is 9-1 this season and 37-8 under head coach Tim Duryea when scoring 70 or more points.
  • Utah State outrebounded UNLV 36-34 and is 7-1 this season and 32-10 under head coach Tim Duryea when winning the battle of the boards.

Individual Notes

  • Redshirt forward Daron Henson finished the game with a career-high-tying 12 points, hitting a career-high four 3-point shots. Henson’s total marked his third double-figure scoring game this season.
  • Sophomore guard Koby McEwen scored in double figures for the fourth consecutive game, eighth time this season and 32nd time in his career, finishing the game with 21 points. The total marked the second consecutive game, sixth time this season and 13th time in his career that he surpassed 20 points.
  • Sophomore guard Sam Merrill scored in double figures for the sixth consecutive game, 14th time this season and 28th time in his career, finishing the game with 20 points. The total marked the third time this season and the fourth time in his career he has scored 20 or more points.
  • Merrill also finished the game with a career-high-tying eight rebounds and added one steal, marking his sixth straight game with at least one steal. Merrill led the Aggies with five assists, marking his sixth time this season and the 14th time in his career with five or more assists in a game.
  • Junior forward Dwayne Brown Jr., scored in double figures for the second consecutive game and for the sixth time this season, finishing the game with 15 points.
  • Junior forward Quinn Taylor led the Aggies with one block, marking the seventh straight game he has recorded at least one block.

 

 

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