Utah State at San Jose State post-game notes
Feb. 28, 2018

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Team Notes

  • Utah State used its eighth starting lineup of the season, starting Koby McEwen, Sam Merrill, Julion Pearre, Dwayne Brown Jr., and Quinn Taylor.
  • With the loss Utah State is now 60-22 all-time against the Spartans, including a 20-14 record on the road. The loss snapped a 21-game winning streak against SJSU.
  • Utah State went into the half tied with the Spartans, marking the first half time deadlock for the Aggies this season.
  • Utah State finished the game with 12 3-point field goals, marking the fourth straight game and the 14th game for the Aggies this season recording double-digit 3-point field goals.
  • Utah State attempted a school- and Mountain West-record 43 3-point field goals during the game.
  • Utah State shot a season-low five free throws, making a season-low four.
  • Utah State held San Jose State to less than 69 points and is now 8-2 this season and 27-7 under head coach Tim Duryea when holding an opponent to less than 69 points.
  • Utah State finished the game with 15 assists and is now 9-2 on the year and 32-10 under head coach Tim Duryea when logging 15 or more assists in a game.

 

 

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore guard Sam Merrill scored in double figures for the 25th time this season and 39th time in his career, finishing the game with a team-best 26 points. The game marked his seventh 20-point outing this season and eighth of his career.
  • Redshirt freshman forward Daron Henson scored in double figures for the seventh time this season and in his career, finishing the game with 11 points.
  • Senior forward Alex Dargenton finished the game with two blocks, marking his fifth game this season and 16th of his career with multiple blocks in a game.
  • Junior forward Quinn Taylor recorded a team-best seven rebounds, marking his third consecutive game, 14th game this season and 36th game of his career with five or more rebounds.
  • Taylor also led the Aggies with three blocks, marking his third game this season and fifth of his career with multiple blocks in a game.
  • Sophomore guard Diogo Brito finished the game with five rebounds, marking the 10th game this season and in his career with five or more rebounds.
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