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Miller, Queta carry Utah St. over Colorado St. 87-72

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Brock Miller and Neemias Queta scored 18 points apiece as Utah State topped Colorado State 87-72 on Saturday night.

Miller shot 6 for 9 from behind the arc while Queta added 11 rebounds and three blocks. Sam Merrill had 16 points and eight assists and Diogo Brito scored 12 points for Utah State (14-5, 4-2 Mountain West Conference).

J.D. Paige had 17 points, Hyron Edwards scored 14 and Nico Carvacho had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Rams (7-11, 2-3).

Queta scored six points and Merrill and Miller each hit a 3-pointer during a 14-2 opening run and the Aggies never trailed. Edwards hit a 3-pointer to pull Colorado State within four midway through the first half but Miller hit four 3s as Utah State scored 20 of the next 28 points and the Rams trailed by at least nine the rest of the way.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  Offensive rebound by Dwayne Brown Jr. 2:25
  Dwayne Brown Jr. missed jump shot 2:27
+ 3 J.D. Paige made 3-pt. jump shot 2:56
+ 3 Brock Miller made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Sam Merrill 3:19
  Defensive rebound by Neemias Queta 3:41
  J.D. Paige missed 3-pt. jump shot 3:43
+ 2 Neemias Queta made dunk, assist by Brock Miller 4:09
  Offensive foul on Brock Miller 4:36
+ 2 Nico Carvacho made jump shot, assist by Adam Thistlewood 5:56
  Adam Thistlewood missed layup, blocked by Neemias Queta 7:36
  Personal foul on Diogo Brito 7:38
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Colorado State 7-11 353772
home team logo Utah State 14-5 444387
Team Stats
away team logo Colorado State 7-11 74.8 PPG 36.1 RPG 14.8 APG
home team logo Utah State 14-5 78.7 PPG 43.4 RPG 17.1 APG
Key Players
32
N. Carvacho 16.1 PPG 12.9 RPG 2.1 APG 59.2 FG%
5
S. Merrill 20.9 PPG 3.9 RPG 4.2 APG 46.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB