USU Men's Basketball Post-Game Notes - Southern Utah
Senior forward Sean Harris was one of three Aggies who made the USU debuts Tuesday night in USU's 90-57 win over Southern Utah.

 
Senior forward Sean Harris was one of three Aggies who made the USU debuts Tuesday night in USU's 90-57 win over Southern Utah.
 
 

Nov. 12, 2013

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LOGAN, Utah -

TEAM NOTES

• Utah State is 2-0 to start a season for the first time in six years (2008-09) and for the seventh time in Stew Morrill's 16 seasons as head coach.

• Utah State shot a season-high 58.3 percent from the field, for its best shooting percentage from the field in its last 14 games dating back to last year.

• Utah State shot a season-high 62.5 percent from three-point range, for its best shooting from behind the arc in its last 24 games dating back to last season.

• Utah State's 29 made free throws are its most since making 32 free throws against Loyola Marymount on Mar. 21, 2012, a span of 36 games. Furthermore, USU's 38 free throw attempts are its most since attempting 39 against Utah on Nov. 24, 2010, a span of 101 games.

• Utah State limited Southern Utah to just 30.2 percent shooting, which is the lowest by a USU opponent since San Jose State shot 26.5 percent on Feb. 8, 2013, a span of 12 games.

• Utah State's 90 points are its most since defeating Oakland, 105-81, on March 25, 2012, a span of 35 games.

• Utah State's 22 rebounds allowed are its fewest since Denver has just 19 rebounds on Feb. 14, 2013, a span of 11 games, while its 20 rebound advantage is its largest since out-rebounding Western Oregon by 22 (43-21) on Dec. 8, 2012, a span of 28 games.

• Utah State has now won 28 straight home games against in-state opponents and is now 30-1 all-time at home against teams from the state of Utah under Morrill.

• Utah State has now won 33 of its last 42 overall games against in-state opponents and is 41-13 against the state of Utah in the last 15 years, including a 7-0 record against Southern Utah.

• Utah State has now won 65 of its last 74 home games and improved to 226-22 all-time in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum under Morrill.

• Utah State improved to 201-100 all-time against current members of the Big Sky Conference, while Morrill is now 74-21 against the Big Sky Conference, including a 27-7 record at USU.

• USU has won seven of its last nine and 121 of its last 127 games (.953) when holding its opponents under 60 points. Overall USU is 186-16 (.921) under Morrill when allowing fewer than 60 points in a game.

• Utah State has won 86 of its last 88 games when leading at the half and is now 293-25 over the last 15 years when leading at the half.

• Utah State is 2-0 this year and has won 93 of its last 99 games when scoring 70-plus points. Overall, USU is now 235-31 under Morrill when scoring 70 or more points in a game.

PLAYER NOTES

• Senior forward Jarred Shaw scored in double-figures for the second time this year and 28th time in his career with his season-high 24 points. Overall, it is the fifth time in his career that he has scored 20-plus points in a game.

• Senior forward Jarred Shaw recorded his first double-double of the season and 10th of his career with his 10 rebounds. Overall, it is the 10th time in his career he has recorded double-digit rebounds.

• Senior forward Jarred Shaw had career-highs in both free throws made (10) and attempted (12).

• Senior guard/forward Spencer Butterfield scored in double-figures for the second time this year and 20th time in his career with his 11 points.

• Sophomore forward Kyle Davis tied his career-high with three blocked shots.

• Senior guard TeNale Roland scored in double-figures for the first time this year and eighth time in his career with his 10 points.

• Sophomore guard Marcel Davis recorded a season-high six assists, marking the 10th time in his career he has recorded five or more assists in game.

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