Utah State at Air Force Post-Game Notes
Dec. 31, 2016

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∙ With the loss, Utah State is now 14-4 all-time against the Air Force, including a 6-4 mark on the road.

∙ With the loss, Utah State is now 2-2 in conference road openers since joining the Mountain West. The Aggies are 10-7 in conference road openers since the year 2000.

∙ With the loss, Utah State head coach Tim Duryea is now 2-1 all-time against Air Force.

∙ Utah State trailed 40-34 at the half and is now 1-6 on the year when trailing at the half.

∙ Utah State hit a season-high 13 3-point shots, shooting 13-of-33 from behind the arc. USU has now hit double-digit three’s in each of the last two games against the Falcons.

∙ Utah State has now had at least one player connect on five three’s in four of the last five games against Air Force as freshman guard Koby McEwen and senior wing Jalen Moore each hit five apiece.

Individual Notes

∙ Senior wing Jalen Moore recorded 21 points and has now scored in double figures in 26 consecutive games and 38 of the last 39. Moore has scored in double figures in every game against Air Force in his career and has scored 20 or more points in three straight games against the Falcons.

∙ Moore has now scored 20 or more points in back-to-back games and 20 or more points in 14 games in his career.

∙ Freshman guard Koby McEwen recorded a career-high 22 points and has now scored in double figures in five consecutive games and 10 times overall in his career. McEwen added six rebounds, his eighth game with five or more rebounds this season, and five assists, his third game this season with five or more assists.


 

 

∙ Senior guard Shane Rector tied for the team lead with two steals and has recorded at least one steal in each of the last seven games and two or more steals in a game seven times this season.

∙ Junior forward Ngor Barnaba recorded a career-high nine rebounds to lead the Aggies on the glass.

∙ Freshman guard Sam Merrill recorded a career-high seven assists to lead the Aggies.

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