Utah State Beats New Mexico In Convincing Trend

LOGAN, Utah – The Utah State Aggies took on the New Mexico Lobos within the Smith Spectrum on Wednesday.

The Aggies final sport was a blowout highway win over the Fresno State Bulldogs, 70-53. The Lobos final sport was an 8-point dwelling victory over the Air Drive Falcons, 81-73.

The Lobos had a tricky process coming into Logan. The Aggies had received 10 of their 11 dwelling video games previous to going through New Mexico.

First Half

The Aggies got here out scorching from deep. They hit three’s on their first to possessions to take a 6-2 early lead.

Trevin Dorius received an early and-one after crashing the offensive glass.

After getting their second basket, New Mexico went on a 4-minute scoring drought. Utah State capitalized on the capturing struggles, leaping out to a 13-5 lead.

Steven Ashworth performed effectively for the Aggies early on. He scored 6 early factors with out lacking a shot.

The Aggies shot 70% from the sector early on whereas holding the Lobos to 30%. They jumped out to a 25-9 lead.

The Lobos performed glorious protection and tightened up the offense over the subsequent jiffy of play. They went on a 14-4 run to get again inside putting distance.

The Aggies shot 50% from three within the first half.

The Aggies went on a 19-4 run to shut the primary half.

Utah State was up massive on the half, 46-27.

Second Half

Trevin Dorius opened up the second half for the Aggies with a robust alley-oop dunk.

USU continued to construct their lead with good capturing and even higher protection.

The Aggies opened a 20-point lead with quarter-hour left within the sport.

The Lobos stored preventing although. They went on a 12-2 run to chop the result in 10.

With ten minutes left within the sport, the Lobos reduce the result in single-digits.

Sean Bairstow was the main scorer for the Aggies. He had 18 factors on 7/10 capturing with seven minutes left in regulation.

Utah State regained a 10-point lead late within the second half.

The Spectrum was bouncing all night time in Logan. The group erupted after this dunk by Dan Akin.

USU held onto their double-digit lead for the remainder of the sport. Aggies win, 84-73.

Chandler Holt is a Digital Sports activities Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all issues basketball and soccer. Comply with Chandler on Twitter at @ChandlerHoltKSL.