Posted February 26, 2012 on
IDAHO (16-12, 7-5 WAC) JUMPED OUT TO A HUGE 29-14 first half lead at Utah State (15-14, 6-6 WAC), but couldn't close out the road victory as the hard charging Aggies shot a blistering 75% from the field in the second half to capture the 67-50 win. The loss snapped Idaho's 5-game win streak, and puts added pressure as the third place Vandals close out the season on the road at Hawaii and SJSU.
BEST OF MAXIM
Utah State women's track and field member Katelyn Heiner has been named the America First Credit Union Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Feb. 26, an award that is voted on by a state-wide media panel.
Utah State football head coach Gary Andersen announced Monday that running backs and tight ends coach Ilaisa Tuiaki has left the USU coaching staff to join the University of Utah staff, where he will serve as fullbacks and tight ends coach for the Utes.
Utah State's women track and field team collected 144 points to win the 2012 Western Athletic Conference Indoor Championships at Jacksons Indoor Track in Nampa, Idaho Saturday, while the USU men took second-place.
Senior forward Ashlee Brown's team-leading eighth double-double of the season sparked the Utah State women's basketball team to a dominating 85-63 win over Idaho at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum on Saturday afternoon.
Idaho women fall to Utah State
Utah State's Andrew Paulson is currently tied for 15th-place with a 4-over par 148 after the first two rounds of the Washington State hosted Snowman Getaway held here at the Palm Valley Golf Club Monday.
Ilaisa Tuiaki (pronounced E-lye-sa too-ee-ah-kee), the running backs coach at Utah State for the past three years, has joined the Utah staff as the fullbacks and tight ends coach, Kyle Whittingham announced today. Tuiaki (whose nickname is "E") also served as USU's recruiting coordinator last year.
Utah State's winter and spring sports continue this week with men's and women's basketball, men's golf, gymnastics, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's indoor track & field all in action.
Boise State and Utah State meet for the second time this season.