Utah State Men's Basketball Post-Game Notes - at Seattle
Junior guard/forward Spencer Butterfield posted his fourth straight double-double w/ his 13 points and 11 rebounds. {Photo by Kyle Scholzen}
 
Junior guard/forward Spencer Butterfield posted his fourth straight double-double w/ his 13 points and 11 rebounds. {Photo by Kyle Scholzen}
 
 

Feb. 3, 2013

Recap |  Box Score

SEATTLE, Wash. -

TEAM NOTES

• Seattle's 46 points is a season-low for the USU defense and fewest points allowed since March 5, 2011, holding Louisiana Tech to 30 points.

• The 31.0 field goal percentage and 10.0 three-point field goal percentage by Seattle are also season-lows for the Aggie defense, while the 18 field goals ties a season-low for the second time and the two three-pointers allowed ties a season-low for the third time this season.

• Utah State is now 6-2 on the road this season after sweeping both games this weekend. USU has won 27 of its last 42 road games (.643) and is 105-83 (.559) in road games under veteran head coach Stew Morrill.

• USU has won 44 of its last 55 WAC games (.800) and is 70-19 (.787) against teams from the WAC during the last six seasons. Overall, USU has a 90-31 (.744) regular-season WAC record in its eight years in the league.

• The Aggies are 5-1 this season and has won 118 of its last 124 games (.952) when holding its opponents under 60 points. Overall, USU is 183-16 (.920) under Morrill when allowing fewer than 60 points in a game.

• Utah State had a double-digit rebounding advantage for the third-straight game and the 12th time this season with its 44-25 rebounding advantage Saturday.

• The +19 rebounding advantage Saturday was its second +19 rebounding advantage on the glass in the last three games and is the third +19 outing this season, ranking tied for the second-most this season behind a season-high +22 against Western Oregon (12/8/12).

• USU is now 13-4 this season when out-rebounding its opponent, having done so in each of the last five games (2-3).

• Utah State is 13-0 this year and has won 79 of its last 81 games (.975) when leading at the half. Over the last 13 years, USU is 286-25 (.920) when holding a lead at intermission.

• USU won in Seattle for the first time since 1975, snapping a two-game losing streak to the Redhawks in the Emerald City, as the Aggies now lead the all-time series, 17-14, but the Redhawks still hold a 10-5 advantage on their home court.

 

 

• The Aggies are now 38-22 (.633) all-time against teams from the state of Washington.

• Utah State won its first game of the second month and is now 73-29 (.716) during the month of February under Morrill, which includes a 29-23 (.557) record on the road.

• The Aggies are now 8-3 in games played on Saturday this season, breaking a two-game losing streak on Saturday's, but USU is now 143-54 (.726) in games played on Saturday under head coach Stew Morrill.

• USU played on Feb. 2 for the second year in a row and now has an 11-3 (.786) all-time record in known games played on Feb. 2.

PLAYER NOTES

• Junior guard/forward Spencer Butterfield posted his fourth straight double-double w/ his 13 points and 11 rebounds.

• Butterfield also hit three three-pointers Saturday for his ninth multi-three-pointer game and his fifth game with three or more treys.

• Butterfield now has 11 double-figure scoring outings and four double-digit rebound games, posting double-doubles in all four.

• Junior guard TeNale Roland netted a career-high 12 points.

• Roland is now averaging 7.1 ppg on the road compared to 3.2 ppg at home.

• Junior center Jarred Shaw posted 16 points Saturday for his third-straight double-digit game and 16th of the season.

• Sophomore forward Ben Clifford snared a career-high 10 rebounds.

• Junior guard/forward Marvin Jean swiped a career-high four steals Saturday and tied a career-best with four assists.

• Freshman guard Marcel Davis scored in double-digits for the second game in a row and now has six double-figure scoring games this season.

• Davis also dished out three assists for his 13th game with three or more helpers this season.

• Roland shared team-high honors with Jean with four assists each, for Roland's ninth game with three or more helpers.

• Sophomore center Matt Lopez tied his USU career-high with five rebounds.

• Clifford also recorded his seventh rejection in the last four games with one Saturday.

• Shaw registered at least one block for the 17th game this season, including each of the last three games after not have a rejection in the previous four contests.

• Shaw also took his second charge of the season, both in the last two games.

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