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USU Men’s Basketball Faces Washington Friday at Columbus In Midwest Regional

USU Men’s Basketball Faces Washington Friday at Columbus In Midwest Regional

COLUMBUS, Ohio-Friday, Utah State men’s basketball (28-6 on the season) makes its 21st all-time NCAA Tournament appearance as the #8 seed in the Midwest region. The Aggies face #9 Washington of the Pac-12 Friday at 4:45 pm at the Nationwide Arena of Columbus, Ohio. The Aggies broke an 8-year drought […]

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Merrill lifts Utah St. over Fresno St. 85-60 in MWC tourney

Merrill lifts Utah St. over Fresno St. 85-60 in MWC tourney

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sam Merrill had 22 points as Utah State easily beat Fresno State 85-60 in the Mountain West Conference Tournament semifinals on Friday night. Diogo Brito added 20 points for the Aggies. Brito also had seven rebounds for the Aggies. Abel Porter had 11 points for Utah […]

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USU Men’s Basketball Faces Fresno State in Mountain West Semifinals

USU Men’s Basketball Faces Fresno State in Mountain West Semifinals

LAS VEGAS-Friday Utah State men’s basketball (26-6, 15-3 in Mountain West conference play) seeks to bolster its NCAA Tournament hopes as they face Fresno State (23-8, 13-5 in conference play) in the Mountain West Tournament semifinals at the Thomas & Mack Center of Las Vegas. In program history, the Aggies […]

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Merrill’s 23 lifts Utah St. over Lobos 91-83 in MWC tourney

Merrill’s 23 lifts Utah St. over Lobos 91-83 in MWC tourney

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sam Merrill had 23 points as Utah State beat New Mexico 91-83 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament on Thursday night. Merrill shot 11 for 12 from the foul line. He added nine assists. Neemias Queta had 16 points and six blocks for […]

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Stadium TV Names Sam Merrill A 3rd Team All-American

Stadium TV Names Sam Merrill A 3rd Team All-American

LOGAN, Utah-Per an announcement released late Tuesday, Utah State men’s basketball junior guard Sam Merrill has been named as a third-team All-American by Stadium TV college basketball insider Jeff Goodman. Merrill is one of only 15 college basketball players in NCAA Division I men’s basketball to receive this honor. Other […]

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Utah State Faces New Mexico in Mountain West Quarterfinals

Utah State Faces New Mexico in Mountain West Quarterfinals

LAS VEGAS-Thursday, Utah State men’s basketball (25-6, 15-3 in Mountain West Conference play) returns to action at the Thomas & Mack Center against the New Mexico Lobos (14-17, 7-11 in conference play) in the Mountain West Conference quarterfinals. The rested Aggies are the #2 seed and are facing a Lobos […]

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Utah State’s Craig Smith Named USBWA District VIII Coach of the Year

Utah State’s Craig Smith Named USBWA District VIII Coach of the Year

LOGAN, Utah-Tuesday, Utah State men’s basketball coach Craig Smith was named as the District VIII Coach of the year per an announcement from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. Additionally, Aggies junior guard Sam Merrill and freshman center Neemias Queta were recognized as two of the 10 players on the all-district […]

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Merrill leads Utah St. past Colorado St. 100-96 in OT

Merrill leads Utah St. past Colorado St. 100-96 in OT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Sam Merrill had a career-high 38 points as Utah State stretched its winning streak to seven games, narrowly beating Colorado State 100-96 in overtime on Tuesday night. Quinn Taylor had 18 points for Utah State (25-6, 15-3 Mountain West Conference). Neemias Queta added 12 points. […]

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Utah State Men’s Basketball Visits Colorado State Tuesday

Utah State Men’s Basketball Visits Colorado State Tuesday

FORT COLLINS, Colo.-Tuesday, Utah State men’s basketball (24-6, 14-3 in Mountain West Conference play) will secure at least a share of the conference title with a win over the Colorado State Rams (12-17, 7-9 in conference play). The Aggies have won 16 conference titles with its last league title having […]

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Sam Merrill Named Mountain West Player of the Week

Sam Merrill Named Mountain West Player of the Week

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State junior guard Sam Merrill has been named the Mountain West Player of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Monday morning. The award is Merrill’s first this season and first of his career. Merrill led the Aggies in scoring and played in every […]

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