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Utah State men's basketball player Preston Medlin has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week it was announced by the league office Monday.
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Utah State softball had two players selcted to the preseason all-WAC team, sophomore short stop Allison Lenzora and sophomore outfielder Kassy Uchida, announced Tuesday by the Western Athletic Conference office. Their selection to the preseason all-conference squad is the first time since 2006 when third baseman Sara Flemming was selected; it was also USU's first year in the WAC.
Utah State men's basketball will once again face a familiar foe during ESPNU's BracketBuster weekend, as it will host former Big West Conference rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. (MT), in a non-televised game.
After a 5-2 mark in January, the Spartans look to start February with a bang as they complete their first of two times through the WAC with games against Utah State and Idaho.
Utah State gymnast Sarah Landes was named the America First Credit Union Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Jan. 29, an award that is voted on by a state-wide media panel.
Utah State's winter and spring sports continue this week with men's and women's basketball, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's indoor track & field, and gymnastics all in action.
Utah State (12-10, 4-3) will play at Nevada (18-3, 7-0) on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. (MT). USU is 32-13 all-time against the Wolf Pack including a 13-10 road record.
Despite a couple of heartbreaking losses, the Utah State women's tennis team came away with a win, beating Weber State 5-2, Tuesday afternoon.
After a week off from competition, the Utah State women's tennis team will play host to Weber State Tuesday, Jan. 31 on the indoor courts at the Sports Academy and Racquet Club in Logan. Action will get underway just after noon.
The following are quotes from Utah State men's basketball coach Stew Morrill prior to its Western Athletic Conference road game at Nevada Thursday night.