Txsananto 17 34 51
Utahst 25 46 71
Date of game: 3/9/2013

Recap: Utah State vs. TX-San Antonio

Logan, UT (Sports Network) - Ben Clifford scored 21 points and pulled down eight rebounds as the Utah State Aggies cruised to a 71-51 win over the Roadrunners of Texas-San Antonio in Western Athletic Conference action at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Also scoring in double figures for the Aggies (21-9, 11-7 WAC), who were already locked into the fifth spot for the upcoming conference tournament, were TeNale Roland and Spencer Butterfield with 14 points apiece and Jarred Shaw 11 to go along with his nine rebounds. Marvin Jean cleared a game-high 10 boards, but accounted for just three points on 1-of-8 shooting from the field.

The Roadrunners (8-21, 3-14) were paced by Michael Hale III who dropped in 21 points, while Jeromie Hill tacked on 10 and eight boards as the squad lost a second straight. Leading scorer Kannon Burrage accounted for nine points and nine rebounds, but shot only 4-of-16 from the floor on the night.

UTSA led by a point early on in the meeting, but the squad ended up shooting a mere 24.1 percent from the floor, including 2-of-13 beyond the arc in the first half, en route to a 25-17 deficit at the break.

After shooting only 36.4 percent from the field through the first 20 minutes, the Aggies dialed up the pressure with an impressive 60.7 percent accuracy, en route to the comfortable win at home.

The Roadrunners were charged with only four turnovers in the meeting, but they also lost the battle of the boards, 42-26.

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