Western Illinois vs Utah State

Utah State beats Western Illinois 68-52

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LOGAN, Utah (AP) Kyle Davis scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Utah State to a 68-52 win over Western Illinois Thursday night at the Basketball Travelers Classic.

Spencer Butterfield and Preston Medlin each added 14 points as well.

Utah State ended the first half on a 9-0 run, opening up a 35-24 lead. The Aggies pushed the lead to 45-29 on a Butterfield 3-pointer and coasted to the victory.

Western Illinois (4-6) cut the lead to 12 on a Mohammed Conde dunk, but that was as close as the Leathernecks would get.

The Leathernecks struggled from beyond the arc, hitting only 3-of-15 shots from long range.

The Aggies shot a blistering 52.8 percent from the field and finished 25 of 34 from the line while Western Illinois only shot 7 of 9 on free throws.

Jordan Foster led the Leathernecks with 10 points.

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Scoreboard
Western Illinois (4-6)242852
Utah State (7-2) «353368

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Western Ill.0-07-2170
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S. Dak. St.0-09-584
IPFW0-07-5198
No. Dak. St.0-05-5105
Denver0-05-7298
Oral Roberts0-04-9243
Neb.-Omaha0-02-10282

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Boise St.0-010-129
UNLV0-09-294
Nevada0-08-217
Fresno St.0-09-3111
Wyoming0-09-350
San Diego St0-07-376
Utah St.0-06-6208
Air Force0-05-5311
Colorado St.0-04-6148
New Mexico0-03-8215
San Jose St.0-02-7342
 
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