Post-Game Notes

 

 
 

Jan. 13, 2011

Recap |  Final Stats

BOISE, Idaho -


UTAH STATE BASKETBALL
Post-Game Notes vs. Boise State (1/13/11)

TEAM NOTES
• Utah State has now won 10 straight games, which is a season-high, and 30 of its last 32 regular season games dating back to last season.
• Utah State has now won 18 straight Western Athletic Conference games dating back to last season, including eight straight on the road.
• Utah State's 15-2 record is its sixth-best start to a season in school history. It is also the fourth time under head coach Stew Morrill that USU has won at least 15 of its first 17 games.
• Utah State is 4-0 to start WAC play for the third time in its six years in the league and 4-0 to start conference play for the sixth time under Morrill. Overall, it is the 11th time in school history that USU has won its first four league games.
• Utah State has now won 18 straight WAC games, which is the second-longest conference winning streak in school history. Overall, USU has won 36 of its last 40 WAC games and is 44-8 in WAC play during the last four years.
• Utah State is now 89-70 in road games under Morrill including a 62-40 record against conference opponents and a 25-17 WAC mark. During the last four years, USU is 24-10 on the road and 28-14 away from home.
• Utah State improved to 12-0 this year and has won 36 straight games when leading at the half.
• Utah State improved to 14-0 this year when out-rebounding its opponent as it out-rebounded Boise State, 41-36. Overall, USU has out-rebounded each of its last 10 opponents.
• Utah State's bench is now 10-2 on the season when it outscores its opponents bench.
• Utah State shot 51.0 percent from the field (26-51) marking the sixth time this year USU has shot at least 50 percent overall.
• Utah State is now 10-0 this year and has won 18 straight games when allowing less than 60 points.
• Utah State had a season-high 22 turnovers which are the most by a USU team since committing 22 turnovers in a 61-59 win at UC Santa Barbara on Nov. 17, 2008.
• Utah State has now held 11 of its 17 opponents this year to less than 40 percent shooting as Boise State shot 32.3 percent overall.
• Utah State did not score 70 points for the first time in its last 10 games.

PLAYER NOTES
• Senior forward Tai Wesley did not score in double-figures for the first time in four games and for just the fourth time this year.
• Junior guard Brockeith Pane scored in double-figures for the sixth straight game and for the 10th time this year with his 19 points.
• Senior guard Brian Green scored in double-figures for the eighth time this year and 16th time in his career.
• Junior forward Brady Jardine took two charges tonight to give him three on the season. He also had his team-leading 17th dunk of the season.
• Junior forward Morgan Grim took his team-leading eighth charge of the season tonight.
• Senior guard Tyler Newbold played 31 minutes tonight and now has played 3,425 minutes in his career to move ahead of Nate Harris (3,422) and into sixth-place all-time at USU.
• Seniors Tyler Newbold and Tai Wesley both played in their 122nd career game at USU ranking them fourth all-time in school history.
• Senior Pooh Williams played in his 114th career game which is tied with Kendall Youngblood (1989-92) and Kevin Nixon (1985-88) for 13th all-time in school history.
• Newbold started his 112th career game which ranks tied for third all-time in school history along with Tony Brown (1999-2002), while Wesley started his 111th career game to rank fifth all-time.
• Wesley took his fourth charge of the season and Newbold took his second charge of the season.

 

 

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