USU Men's Basketball Post-Game Notes - at Wyoming
Feb. 1, 2014
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
Utah State is now 2-7 in Mountain West play and 12-9 overall.
USU is now 2-5 on the road this season, having lost its last five after starting 2-0 on road, and Utah State has won 30 of its last 53 road games and is 108-91 in road games under head coach Stew Morrill.
The Aggies are now 3-5 this season following a loss and 77-33 during the last 14 years.
Utah State is 0-1 in February this season as Saturday was USU's first of eight games in the month of February. The Aggies are now 76-33 during the month of February under veteran head coach Stew Morrill, which includes a 30-26 record on the road.
This was USU's 12th game on a Saturday, its most-played on day of the week so far this season, now posting a 6-6 mark on Saturdays, as part of 152-61 in games played on Saturday under Morrill.
The Aggies played on Feb. 1 for the first time since 2004 and USU is now 6-6 all-time in known games played on Feb. 1, as Saturday's loss snapped a two-game win streak on the date.
USU is now 1-3 this season when scoring less than 60 points and is 27-53 when scoring less than 60 points under Morrill.
USU trailed at halftime for the fifth game in a row and seventh time in its nine MW games, and is now 1-8 this season when trailing at halftime, falling to 48-92 when trailing at intermission under head coach Stew Morrill.
With his 11 points Saturday, senior guard Preston Medlin moved up to No. 21 on USU's career scoring list with 1,242 points, passing Max Perry (1959-61) with 1,236 points and Jim Boatwright (1972-74) with 1,238 points. Medlin needs 13 points to crack the top 20, as Rich Haws (1973-75) holds the No. 20 position with 1,255 points.
Medlin's 11 points is his 16th double-digit scoring outing this season and 61st of his career.
Medlin has made at least one three-pointer in 18 of the 21 games this season and 37 of last 42 career games played.
Senior guard/forward Spencer Butterfield has scored in double-figures 16 times this season and 35 of last 44 career games played with his 12 points Saturday.
Butterfield has made at least one three-pointer in 20 of the 21 games, having his streak of 19 snapped by not making one in USU's last game, vs. New Mexico on 1/28... He has a trey in 43 of his last 45 games.
With his three three-pointers Saturday, Butterfield has 13 multi three-pointer games this season, including seven of the last 10 games.
Freshman guard JoJo McGlaston netted a career-high seven points, his fourth game this season with five or more points.