The Utah State Aggies used a strong second half to pull away from the Wyoming Cowboys 72-59 Thursday night in Logan in the second-to-last game before the Mountain West Conference Tournament.
Here are three keys from the game.
- Up by three at halftime and just five with 11:42 to play, the Aggies went on a 10-3 run over just two minutes of play to gain separation. With Brock Miller sidelined, Max Shulga scored six of his season-high eight points on two 3-pointers during the run.
- The Aggies didn’t shoot the ball great overall, but they won the rebounding battle by nine, including a +5 advantage on the offensive glass. In all, Utah State shot 66 shots compared to 56 for Wyoming.
- Justin Bean and Neemias both tallied double-doubles and together finished with 35 points and 23 rebounds, plus four assists and three steals. Queta also had five blocked shots by himself.