Utahst 31 50 81
Texasst 23 34 57
Date of game: 12/31/2012

Recap: Texas State vs. Utah State

San Marcos, TX (Sports Network) - Spencer Butterfield scored 18 points and handed out nine assists as he helped lead the Utah State Aggies to an 81-57 win over the Texas State Bobcats in a Western Athletic Conference showdown at Strahan Coliseum.

Preston Medlin knocked down 5-of-10 shots behind the 3-point line for the Aggies (11-1, 2-0 WAC) as he tallied a team-best 21 points, while Jarred Shaw contributed 17 points for the visitors as they delivered their 10th win in a row.

The Bobcats (4-10, 0-2), one of the newest additions to the WAC, were paced by Wesley Davis who tallied a game-high 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting from the floor. Joel Wright came up a rebound shy of a double-double as he tacked on 11 points, followed by Deonte Jones with 10 as the team suffered a fifth straight setback.

Texas State led by three points early in the meeting, but then the Aggies put together a 9-0 run to surge ahead and eventually take a 31-23 advantage at the break. USU led at intermission despite shooting only 39.3 percent from the floor.

In the second half the visitors came out firing, connecting on 63.3 percent from the field as they pulled away for the comfortable win.

Utah State survived 15 turnovers by converting 51.7 percent from the field and holding the hosts to just 5-of-22 shooting beyond the arc.

Game Notes

Two ex-Vandy football players convicted of rape

Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - A jury has found two former Vanderbilt football players guilty on all counts for their participation in an on-campus rape during June of 2013.

NASCAR News
Chip Ganassi Racing claims sixth win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Marlins finalize deal with Ichiro

The Miami Marlins officially announced the signing of 10-time All-Star Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year contract on Tuesday.

LaVine, Antetokounmpo among Slam Dunk Contest participants

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie guard Zach LaVine and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo highlight a field of four players selected to participate in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest.

Blues ship Lapierre to Penguins

In a move made to accommodate two players in need of new surroundings, the St. Louis Blues sent forward Maxim Lapierre to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for forward Marcel Goc.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.