Post-Game Notes
Dec. 21, 2016

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LOGAN, Utah -

TEAM NOTES
* Utah State is now 4-2 at home this season and 14-8 at home under head coach Tim Duryea.
* Utah State falls to 4-2 this season and 17-5 under Duryea when out-rebounding its opponent as the Aggies had a 29-28 advantage on the boards.
* Utah State fell to 6-1 this season and 20-3 under Duryea when scoring 70 or more points in a game.
* Utah State’s bench out-scored Weber State’s bench, 24-22, and USU is now 4-3 on the season when its bench out-scores its opponents bench.
* Weber State shot 52.0 percent (26-50) and is just the second team this season to shot 50 percent against Utah State along with Texas Tech, who shot 53.7 percent (29-54).
* Utah State shot a season-high 50 percent (6-12) from 3-point range.
* Utah State had just 11 turnovers for its third-fewest in a game this season.
* Weber State snapped a four-game losing streak to Utah State and the Aggies had won 10 straight home games against the Wildcats dating back to 1993, when WSU posted an 87-86 road win against USU. Overall, USU entered tonight’s game having won 14 of the last 16 games played against Weber State.
* Utah State is now 47-18 against in-state opponents since 2000.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
* Senior wing Jalen Moore scored 18 points for his 24th-straight double-digit scoring game dating back to last season. Moore has now scored in double-figures in 36 of his last 37 games and in 72 games in his career. Moore also had five rebounds, marking the sixth time this year and 60th time in his career he has grabbed at least five boards in a game.
* With his 18 points, Moore moved ahead of Mike Santos (1,287) and into 17th-place with 1,302 career points.
* Freshman guard Koby McEwen scored 15 points for his eighth double-figure scoring game this season. McEwen also had five rebounds, marking the sixth time this season he has grabbed at least five boards in a game. McEwen also tied his season-high in minutes played with 34.
* Freshman guard Sam Merrill scored in double-figures for the second time this season with his 10 points. Merrill also dished out a season-high six assists and played a season-high 27 minutes.
* Sophomore forward Quinn Taylor scored a season-high nine points. He also recorded his first dunk and first charge taken this season.
* Senior guard Shane Rector tied his career-high with two blocked shots.
* Redshirt sophomore wing Alexis Dargenton recorded his team-leading eighth dunk of the season.
* Junior guard Julion Pearre tied his season-high with three assists.

 

 

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