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Preston Medlin scored 22 points to lead Utah State past Seattle 78-53 on Saturday night.
Danny Berger scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Aggies (5-5), and Kyisean Reed added 13 points.
The visiting Redhawks (2-7) were led by Prince Obasi and Sterling Carter, who each scored eight points. Carter also led Seattle with seven rebounds.
Seattle outrebounded USU 43-35, but shot only 27 percent from the field the second half and only 13 percent from the 3-point line for the game.
The Aggies' 12-5 run to open the second half broke open the game. They broke a periodic full-court press employed by the Redhawks for several easy buckets, including a dunk by Berger. Utah State had six steals and 18 points off turnovers in the game.
Utah State scored 28 points from the free-throw line, while the Redhawks were 12 of 18 from the line.
BEST OF MAXIM
Sophomore guard Preston Medlin scored a game-high 22 points in leading Utah State to an easy 78-53 home win against future Western Athletic Conference member Seattle (2-7) here Saturday to even its ledger at 5-5 on the season.
THE 80'S CALLED
Utah State running back Kerwynn Williams has absolutely wonderful hair. This isn’t anything new, but it’s good to see that ESPN is showcasing his look during the magnificent Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. For those of you that haven’t seen Kerwynn’s hair before, this isn’t photoshopped. In fact, I don’t have the finest shoppin’ skills to [...]
Meet Utah State running back Kerwynn Williams and his video game hairdo. Guy must like Ivan Drago a whole lot.
Utah State Post-Game NotesOhio vs. Utah State - Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - Boise, Idaho - Dec. 17, 2011
Aggie senior WR Eric Moats will be submitting journal entries throughout the week at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho. Moats has been submitting weekly blogs throughout the season, and will be sharing his thoughts about the Aggies' preparations for the Bowl game.
Utah State football had a busy fourth day of activity with final preparation for the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Friday.
Ohio vs. Utah State is your early evening bowl game. Regardless of what may happen in the game, fans are guaranteed to have been witness to greatness. Earlier today, in the south endzone, the "largest potato on wheels" was unveiled. More »
Utah State gymnastics head coach Jeff Richards has announced the signings of three gymnasts who intend to compete as Aggies in the 2012-13 school year.
Utah State's winter sports continue this week with men's and women's basketball both in action.
Utah State women's basketball returns home to take on in-state rival Brigham Young in a televised game on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. The game is one of two televised games on KCSG-TV this season, as the Aggies game against New Mexico State on Feb. 11 will also be shown live on KCSG-TV.
Utah State (5-5) continues its four-game homestand this week by hosting UT Arlington (4-4) on Tuesday, Dec. 20 in the first night of the Athletes in Action Classic, sponsored by Gossner Foods. USU and UTA will be meeting for the first time ever this week.