Montana Tech vs Utah State

Utah St. 70, Montana Tech 58


LOGAN, Utah (AP) - Preston Medlin scored 22 points to lead Utah State's second-half charge in a 70-58 victory over Montana Tech on Tuesday night.

Medlin notched his eighth 20-point game of the season and had nine rebounds for the Aggies (14-13). Brockeith Pane hit double figures for the 40th time in his career, scoring 16 points with five assists.

Adam Greger scored 12 points for the Orediggers, an NAIA team that played the game as an exhibition. Brian Cummings added 11 and Cole Conway 10, while AJ Paine had six assists.

Montana Tech led 34-30 at halftime and scored the first five points after the break. But Pane scored six and Medlin three in a 9-0 run that tied it at 39.

The Orediggers crept back ahead 43-40, but the Aggies responded with a 14-2 run for a 54-45 lead with 10:04 to go and finished with a 40-24 second-half advantage.

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Montana Tech Oredigger
C. Conway, F314-80-070110
D. Simon, F134-60-01058
A. Greger, G346-110-020112
A. Paine, G303-80-15617
T. Haynie, G293-70-01238
T. Neumann220-60-04000
B. Rydberg201-20-01102
B. Cummings144-72-241511
R. Baerlocher70-10-00030
Totals 25-562-327101958
Utah State Aggies
M. Grim, F251-23-63135
B. Clifford, F211-23-42005
P. Medlin, G388-173-392222
D. Berger, G342-62-26316
E. Farris, G111-32-23214
B. Pane305-106-845116
K. Reed201-11-22013
J. Stone113-40-01006
M. Bruneel61-30-00003
I. Premasunac40-00-02000
Totals 23-4820-273213970

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine12-421-15133
UC Davis11-523-13166
CSNorthridge 7-911-19313
Cal Poly6-1011-20296
UC Riverside5-117-21330
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Florida 61 Final
Alabama 52
Virginia 48 Final
UNLV 97 Final
TCU 102
Ohio St 78 Final
Minn 68