Utah State gets past Wichita State 68-58
LOGAN, Utah (AP)—Tai Wesley scored 13 points as Utah State defeated Wichita State 68-58 in a BracketBuster game Saturday night.
Nate Bendall added 12 points for the Aggies (22-6) and Brady Jardine had 11.
J.T. Durley led the Shockers (22-7) with 12 points and David Kyles added 11.
Wichita State hit consecutive 3-pointers to pull to within 56-49 with less than 4 minutes to play, but the Shockers were unable to get any closer.
Utah State pulled away in the first half with a 10-0 run for a 26-13 lead and went into halftime up 30-20.
The Aggies outscored the Shockers in the paint 32-18 and outshot them 51 percent-40 percent.