Utah State vs Northeastern post-game notes
Utah State 71, Northeastern 67
- Sophomore guard Diogo Brito appeared in the starting lineup for the first time in his career.
- Sophomore guard Sam Merrill scored in double figures for the fourth consecutive game, finishing with 19 points. Overall it marked Merrill’s 18th double-digit scoring game in his career. Merrill also finished the game with two steals, his second game this season with multiple steals this year.
- Junior guard DeAngelo Isby scored in double figures for the fifth time this season, finishing with 14 points. Isby also recorded two steals, his second game this season with multiple steals.
- Senior forward Alex Dargenton also scored in double figures, finishing with 10 points, his third double-digit scoring game this season and seventh time in his career. Dargenton also tied his career high with two steals, his second game this season with multiple steals. Dargenton shot career highs at the free throw line, attempting 10 and making six.
- With the win, Utah State is now 108-39 all-time in regular season tournaments, including an overall mark of 54-37 in tournaments outside of Logan.
- With the win, Utah State is now 2-2 all-time against Northeastern and has won each of the last two. All four games in the series have been decided by single digits.
- Utah State was down at the half 33-32, and is now 2-3 on the year when trailing at the break.
- Utah State is 21-6 all-time under head coach Tim Duryea when holding a team under 69 points.
- Utah State is 28-10 all-time under head coach Tim Duryea when outrebounding its opponent. The Aggies won the battle of the boards 29-28.
- Utah State outscored Northeastern 24-22 in the paint and has outscored five of its six opponents in the paint this season.
- Utah State finished the game shooting 50.0 percent (23-of-46) from the floor, its third time this season shooting 50 percent or better from the floor.
- Utah State forced a season-high 20 turnovers, matching its season high with 22 points off turnovers.
- Utah State recorded a season-high eight steals.
- Utah State attempted a season-high 31 free throws.
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