Post-Game Notes
Jan. 28, 2017

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Post-Game Notes vs. Fresno State (1/28/17)

TEAM NOTES
* Utah State is now 7-4 at home this season and 17-10 at home under head coach Tim Duryea.
* Utah State improves to 7-4 this season and 20-7 under Duryea when out-rebounding its opponent as the Aggies had a 40-30 advantage on the boards.
* Utah State improves to 9-4 this season and 23-6 under Duryea when scoring 70 or more points in a game. USU also improved to 6-2 this season and 16-2 under Duryea when allowing less than 70 points.
* Utah State had a season-high 19 turnovers.
* Utah State shot 56.4 percent from the field (22-39), marking the seventh time this season it has shot 50 percent from the field and USU is 6-1 in those games.
* Utah State shot 45.5 percent from 3-point range (5-11), as its 11 3-point attempts is a season-low. Overall, USU has now shot at least 40 percent from behind the arc in seven games this year and is 4-3 in those games.
* Utah State was 29-of-39 from the free throw line, setting season-highs in both free throws made and attempted.
* Utah State’s bench out-scored Fresno State’s bench 20-17, and USU is now 6-4 on the season when its bench out-scores its opponents bench.
* Utah State held Fresno State to 35.0 percent shooting (21-of-60), marking the fourth time this season USU has held its opponent to 35 percent shooting or less from the field.
* Fresno State was just 2-of-18 (.111) from 3-point range and those two made treys are tied for the season-low for an Aggie opponent (2 by New Orleans). Furthermore, the 3-point percentage by FS is also tied for a season-low by an Aggie opponent (Great Falls).

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
* Senior wing Jalen Moore scored 17 points and has now scored in double-figures in 33 straight games dating back to last season, in 45 of his last 46 games dating back to last season, and in 81 games in his career, which ranks sixth all-time in school history. His current 33 game double-figure scoring streak is seventh-longest in school history and the longest by an Aggie since Jaycee Carroll scored in double-figures in 37 straight games.
* With his 17 points, Moore now has 1,457 career points to move ahead of Kevin Nixon (1,456) and into 14th-place all-time in school history.
* Moore had six rebounds, marking the 13th time this year and 67th time in his career he has grabbed at least five boards in a game. With his six rebounds, he now has 582 in his career and is one rebound shy of tying Dan Conway for 19th-place all-time in school history with 583 rebounds. Moore also had one block, giving him 65 in his career and is now tied with Kyisean Reed for seventh all-time in school history.
* For his career, Moore played in his 114th career game tonight, which ranks tied for 14th all-time in school history along with Kendall Youngblood (1989-92) and Kevin Nixon (1985-88).
* Freshman guard Koby McEwen scored in double-figures for the 16th time this season with his 22 points, marking the fourth time this year he has scored at least 20 points in a game. McEwen also had eight rebounds, marking the 13th time this season he has grabbed at least five boards in a game.
* Freshman guard Sam Merrill had a career-best eight rebounds to go along with five assists, marking the fourth time this year he has dished out at least five assists in a game.
* Sophomore forward Norbert Janicek tied his season-high with 14 points as he scored in double-figures for the seventh time this season. He also tied his season-high with eight rebounds and he has now grabbed at least five rebounds in five different games this season.
* Senior guard Shane Rector scored in double-figures for the ninth time this season and 23rd time in his career with his 14 points as he was 10-of-14 from the free throw line, both of which are career-highs.

 

 

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