Scores

Final

Utah State 81

(11-1, 2-0 WAC)

Texas State 57

(4-10, 0-2 WAC)

5:00 PM ET, December 31, 2012

Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas

1 2 T
USU 31 5081
TXST 23 3457

Top Performers

Utah State: S. Butterfield 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 9 Ast, 1 Stl

Texas State: W. Davis 22 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Utah St. 81, Texas St. 57

Associated Press

SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Preston Medlin scored 21 points, Spencer Butterfield had 18 and Utah State shot 63.3 percent in the second half to rout Texas State 81-57 on Monday afternoon.

Up 31-23 at halftime, Utah State (11-1, 2-0 WAC) put the game away in the first few minutes of the second half, going on a 19-8 run capped off by Jarred Shaw's old-school three-point play. Shaw scored a lay-up and was fouled by Joel Wright, then hit the free throw to put his Aggies up 50-31 with 12:38 to play.

The Aggies led by as many as 29 in the second half and outscored Texas State 50-34 in the period.

Butterfield had nine assists and six rebounds to go along with his point total and Shaw finished his afternoon with 17 points.

Wesley Davis had 22 points, making 10 of the 12 shots he took for Texas State (4-10, 0-2). Joel Wright had 11 points and nine rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
USU
TXST
Points 81 57
FG Made-Attempted 30-58 (.517) 22-59 (.373)
3P Made-Attempted 11-26 (.423) 5-22 (.227)
FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 8-12 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 29 3

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