USU Men's Basketball Post-Game Notes - Grand Canyon
Oct. 27, 2012
LOGAN, Utah -
** Utah State has won its last 10 exhibition games in a row, with its last exhibition loss coming on Oct. 31, 2007 to EA Sports, 86-81.
** USU is now 22-5 (.815) in exhibition games under head coach Stew Morrill.
** Friday marked the second time in three years that USU has hosted Grand Canyon in an exhibition game, as the Aggies also hosted the Antelopes on Nov. 5, 2010, winning 76-46.
** USU shot 23-of-25 (92.0 percent) at the free throw line... Last season's top team mark was 92.4 percent (32-of-35) vs. Loyola Marymount (3/21/12).
** All 12 players that were in uniform for Friday's game saw action.
** Of the 12, a total of 11 players scored, and seven of them scored six or more points.
** Five players were perfect at the free throw line, led by junior guard Preston Medlin (6-of-6), while junior forward Ben Clifford (4-of-4), senior forward Kyisean Reed (2-of-2), freshman guard Riley Bradshaw (2-of-2) and junior center Jordan Stone (1-of-1) were also 100 percent at the charity stripe... Junior center Jarred Shaw made his first seven free throws before missing his eighth, finishing at 7-of-8.
** Senior forward Kyisean Reed swiped seven steals Friday night... His official career high is three last year vs. CS Bakersfield (3/14/12).
** Junior center Jarred Shaw had 15 points, eight rebounds and two steals in his first action in an Aggie uniform after sitting out last year after transferring from Oklahoma State.
** Also having a successful USU debut was junior guard TeNale Roland, after transferring from Rend Lake College, tallying eighth points and snaring six rebounds.