Utahst 34 29 63
Sanjosest 16 20 36
Date of game: 2/8/2013

Recap: San Jose St vs. Utah State

San Jose, CA (Sports Network) - Spencer Butterfield registered a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds as he guided the Utah State Aggies to a 63-36 win over the San Jose State Spartans in Western Athletic Conference play at The Event Center.

Also scoring in double figures for the Aggies (17-5, 8-4 WAC) were Jarred Shaw and Marcel Davis with 12 points apiece in the team's third consecutive victory.

The Spartans (9-14, 3-9) were paced by D.J. Brown who tallied 16 points, followed by Chris Cunningham with 10 and nine boards as the team's losing streak reached eight in a row.

SJSU had a mere 11 points with less than three minutes remaining in the first half, en route to a 34-16 deficit at the break. The hosts shot just 19.2 percent (5-of-26) from the floor in the opening frame, compared to 53.6 percent for the Aggies.

In the second half Utah State continued to attack, leading by as many as 29 points before settling in for the lopsided win.

USU, which shot only 1-of-3 at the free-throw line, held a 38-24 advantage on the glass and outscored the Spartans in the paint, 30-14.

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