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UTAH STATE 35, HAWAII 31
Robert Turbin punched in a one-yard touchdown run with just
14 seconds left to cap a remarkable comeback for Utah State, as the Aggies
overcame a scary injury to its quarterback to down Hawaii 35-31 in Honolulu
late Saturday night.
The result was a flipped script of sorts, as it has been
Utah State we have seen give up second half leads this season—five times, to be
exact. It seemed for a time that perhaps Utah State had almost given up on its
season, struggling on both sides of the ball and getting run off the field.
After taking a 7-0 lead early, the rest of the first half was a disaster in
Hawaii got on the board on the first play of the second
quarter when Bryant Moniz hit Justin Clapp on an 18-yard score. With the Aggie
offense sputtering, Moniz led the Warriors back down the field twice more to
make it 21-7, and Hawaii was taking control.
When it seemed it couldn’t get worse for Utah State, it did
get worse. After the Aggies moved to...
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Auburn will be a first-round host for the NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament.
This week's Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and Western Athletic Conference (WAC) statistics continue to showcase Utah State highly ranked, including leading the conference in five categories, as the statistics were released Sunday.
If the San Jose State game was doo doo, then this was painful sideways doo doo after eating a bunch of nails. HawaiiAthletics.com has the soul-crushing details.Robert Turbin's 1-yard plulnge with 14 seconds left proved the game-winner as the Aggies (3-5, 1-2 WAC) overcame a 21-point second-half deficit. Turbin's score capped a 12-play, 59-yard drive that ate up the majority...
The Spartans take a passing offense that is averaging 312 yards a game to Utah State which ash the WAC's top-rated pass defense for a November 12 game. The weekly release now is available.
Utah State senior Molli Merrill has been named the America First Credit Union Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Nov. 6, an award that is voted on by a state-wide media panel. She is the third soccer player to be honored this season with Shantel Flanary and Jennifer Flynn both earning the award.
The 2011 SEC Tournament Champion Auburn soccer team has been selected as a host site for the opening round of the 2011 NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament. Auburn, the automatic qualifier from the SEC, will face Utah State, the automatic qualifier from the Western Athletic Conference, with kickoff set for 7pm CT on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Auburn Soccer Complex.
Utah State men's basketball will once again be televised both regionally and nationally during the 2011-12 season as a minimum of 13 games will be broadcast on various networks throughout the year.
USU's comeback from a 28-7 deficit was its largest since 2001, rallying from a 27-0 deficit vs. Idaho State and was the Aggies' largest comeback against an FBS team since at least 1990.
Utah State men's basketball head coach Stew Morrill announced Tuesday that Antonio Bumpus will be leaving the university and the Aggie basketball team after the fall semester to deal with some health issues within his immediate family along with personal injuries he has suffered during his time at USU.
Each week throughout the academic year, Utah State Athletics will interview a student-athlete with topics ranging from their season, to their specific position, how they got to Utah State and any other pertinent information. This week's USU student-athlete interview is with senior cross country runner Brian McKenna.
After weeks of practice and one exhibition game, the Utah State women's basketball team will officially begin the 2011-12 season on the road at Wyoming on Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. This is the first time since the 2006-07 season that the Aggies have started the season away from the friendly confines of the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Utah State senior goalkeeper Molli Merrill's stellar season is giving her national attention. Merrill is now 11th in this week's NCAA statistics.
Nov 12, 3:00 PM | Turf of Romney Stadium
San Jose State Spartans vs Utah State Aggies Odds
Utah State will look to improve on its 2-5 record this week when they host San Jose State in Week 11 action at Romney Stadium on Saturday.
Supporters of the Spartans have seen them go 3-6 and 5-4 ATS so far this season, while the Aggies are at 2-5 and 4-3 ATS. ...
Fresh off a wild comeback win, Utah State (3-5, 1-2 WAC) will host San Jose State (3-6, 2-3 WAC) on Saturday, Nov. 12... Kickoff from USU's Merlin Olsen Field at Romney Stadium (25,513) is slated for 1 p.m. (MT).
Utah State football player Stanley Morrison was named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in Saturday's comeback win at Hawai`i, as selected and announced Monday by the conference office.