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TF 8
ML: +991
UTAHST -14.5, O/U 152.5
ML: -1686
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Queta scores 23 to carry Utah St. over New Mexico 71-55

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Neemias Queta had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Utah State topped New Mexico 71-55 on Wednesday night.

Queta made 10 of 12 shots. He added four assists and three blocks.

Sam Merrill had 13 points for Utah State (21-6, 11-3 Mountain West Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory. Diogo Brito added 13 points and six rebounds. Quinn Taylor had seven rebounds for the home team.

New Mexico scored 23 points in the second half, a season low for the team.

Anthony Mathis had 20 points for the Lobos (11-15, 5-9). Vance Jackson added nine rebounds. Makuach Maluach had eight rebounds.

The Aggies improve to 2-0 against the Lobos on the season. Utah State defeated New Mexico 68-66 on Jan. 26. Utah State faces Boise State on the road on Saturday. New Mexico plays San Jose State on the road on Tuesday.

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Key Players
V. Jackson
2 G
S. Merrill
33.9 Min. Per Game 33.9
20.0 Pts. Per Game 20.0
4.4 Ast. Per Game 4.4
3.4 Reb. Per Game 3.4
40.3 Field Goal % 46.3
33.6 Three Point % 39.9
64.2 Free Throw % 89.6
  Defensive rebound by Vance Jackson 15.0
  Neemias Queta missed 2nd of 2 free throws 15.0
+ 1 Neemias Queta made 1st of 2 free throws 15.0
  Personal foul on Corey Manigault 15.0
  Defensive rebound by Neemias Queta 15.0
  Vance Jackson missed 3-pt. jump shot 17.0
+ 2 Justin Bean made dunk 23.0
  Offensive rebound by Justin Bean 30.0
  Sam Merrill missed 3-pt. jump shot 32.0
+ 2 Keith McGee made layup 1:03
  Offensive rebound by Vance Jackson 1:09
Team Stats
Points 55 71
Field Goals 20-50 (40.0%) 26-70 (37.1%)
3-Pointers 7-23 (30.4%) 7-27 (25.9%)
Free Throws 8-12 (66.7%) 12-17 (70.6%)
Total Rebounds 38 42
Offensive 6 12
Defensive 29 25
Team 3 5
Assists 10 21
Steals 5 13
Blocks 4 6
Turnovers 18 8
Fouls 19 13
Technicals 1 0
20 PTS, 3 REB
23 PTS, 10 REB, 4 AST
12T
away team logo New Mexico 11-15 322355
home team logo Utah State 21-6 353671
Team Stats
away team logo New Mexico 11-15 76.3 PPG 40.6 RPG 13.9 APG
home team logo Utah State 21-6 78.7 PPG 43.4 RPG 17.1 APG
Key Players
32
A. Mathis G 14.4 PPG 2.2 RPG 2.1 APG 41.1 FG%
23
N. Queta C 11.8 PPG 8.9 RPG 1.6 APG 61.4 FG%
Top Scorers
A. Mathis G 20 PTS 3 REB 0 AST
N. Queta C 23 PTS 10 REB 4 AST
40.0 FG% 37.1
30.4 3PT FG% 25.9
66.7 FT% 70.6
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Mathis 20 3 0 7/12 4/9 2/3 1 38 0 0 3 0 3
C. Manigault 7 4 0 3/9 0/1 1/2 3 20 3 0 4 0 4
K. McGee 7 2 1 3/9 1/4 0/0 1 30 1 1 4 0 2
M. Maluach 5 8 5 2/6 1/4 0/0 5 31 0 1 1 4 4
C. Bragg 2 7 0 0/0 0/0 2/2 5 29 0 2 2 0 7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Mathis 20 3 0 7/12 4/9 2/3 1 38 0 0 3 0 3
C. Manigault 7 4 0 3/9 0/1 1/2 3 20 3 0 4 0 4
K. McGee 7 2 1 3/9 1/4 0/0 1 30 1 1 4 0 2
M. Maluach 5 8 5 2/6 1/4 0/0 5 31 0 1 1 4 4
C. Bragg 2 7 0 0/0 0/0 2/2 5 29 0 2 2 0 7
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
V. Jackson 8 9 3 3/12 1/5 1/2 2 30 1 0 1 1 8
D. Drinnon 4 1 1 1/1 0/0 2/3 1 14 0 0 3 0 1
V. Pinchuk 2 1 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 1 8 0 0 0 1 0
J. Lyle - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Kuiper - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Z. Martin - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Arroyo - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Percy - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Patterson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 55 35 10 20/50 7/23 8/12 19 200 5 4 18 6 29
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Queta 23 10 4 10/12 0/0 3/6 2 34 1 3 2 5 5
S. Merrill 13 5 4 3/18 3/11 4/4 2 39 2 0 2 0 5
Q. Taylor 8 7 2 4/9 0/1 0/1 0 22 1 1 1 4 3
A. Porter 3 2 5 1/4 1/2 0/0 4 29 1 0 1 0 2
B. Miller 3 1 1 1/11 1/9 0/0 1 24 1 0 0 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Queta 23 10 4 10/12 0/0 3/6 2 34 1 3 2 5 5
S. Merrill 13 5 4 3/18 3/11 4/4 2 39 2 0 2 0 5
Q. Taylor 8 7 2 4/9 0/1 0/1 0 22 1 1 1 4 3
A. Porter 3 2 5 1/4 1/2 0/0 4 29 1 0 1 0 2
B. Miller 3 1 1 1/11 1/9 0/0 1 24 1 0 0 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Brito 13 6 4 3/7 2/4 5/6 1 28 4 0 2 0 6
J. Bean 8 5 1 4/8 0/0 0/0 3 21 3 2 0 3 2
D. Brown Jr. 0 1 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1
A. Johnson 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
K. Stall - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Ainge - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Grootfaam - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Knight III - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Knight - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Fakira - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 71 37 21 26/70 7/27 12/17 13 200 13 6 8 12 25