Willinois 24 28 52
Utahst 35 33 68
Date of game: 12/19/2013

Recap: Utah State vs. Western Ill

Logan, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Kyle Davis recorded a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds to carry the Utah State Aggies to a 68-52 triumph over the Western Illinois Leathernecks as part of the Basketball Travelers Classic at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Spencer Butterfield and Preston Medlin each added 14 points for Utah State (7-2). The Aggies were playing in their first game since Jarred Shaw was suspended indefinitely for violating team rules. Shaw is the team's leader in points, rebounds and blocked shots.

Jordan Foster managed 10 points as the leading scorer for Western Illinois (4-6).

Utah State earned itself a 35-24 halftime advantage by shooting 61.1 percent from the floor, including a 4-of-5 showing from beyond the arc, in the first half. Western Illinois lagged behind, netting just 40.7 percent from the floor.

Though the Aggies cooled to 44.4 percent shooting after the break, it was enough to hold off the Leathernecks, who knocked down just 38.5 percent from the field in the final 20 minutes.

Western Illinois lost despite an 18-7 advantage in points off turnovers. Utah State dominated the glass, outrebounding the Leathernecks by a count of 34-18.

Game Notes

In the FCS Huddle: Ratings tool hardly a factor

The addition of the Simple Ratings System to the NCAA's selection of the FCS playoffs was welcomed across the division because of the prospect of improved black and white results.

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

Indians acquire Brewer from D-backs

The Cleveland Indians acquired right- handed pitcher Charles Brewer from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday for cash considerations.

Oilers' Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Edmonton Oilers forward Benoit Pouliot is out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot in Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils, the team announced during the second intermission.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.