Utah State Men’s Basketball Hosts Utah Valley Friday

first_img Brad James November 15, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah State Men’s Basketball Hosts Utah Valley Friday Tags: Baylee Steele/Craig Smith/Dwayne Brown Jr./Hartford/Jake Toolson/Montana State/Saint Mary’s/Sam Merrill/Spectrum/USU Men’s Basketball/UVU Men’s Basketball/Westminster Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Friday, the 3-0 Utah State Aggies’ men’s basketball team tries to stay perfect on the season as they host in-state rival Utah Valley at the Spectrum.The Aggies and Wolverines have met annually since the 2006-07 campaign with the exception of 2017-18.The Aggies, who have scored at least 94 points in every game this season are 3-0 for the fifth time in the last six seasons.Utah State, under new head coach Craig Smith, has shown its versatility as in the first three wins of the season, a different player has been the high scorer.In a 101-71 win at Montana State, junior guard Sam Merrill posted 37 points, a 100-73 win over Hartford saw Dwayne Brown Jr. lead the way with 24 points and a 94-59 win over Mississippi Valley State was led by Brock Miller’s career-high 26 points.The Wolverines are 1-2 on the season having suffered a 75-65 loss to BYU and falling 92-63 at Saint Mary’s and besting Division II Westminster 96-71 in the season opener.Utah Valley is led by junior guard Jake Toolson who is averaging 17 points per game while junior center Baylee Steele nets 10.3 rebounds per game.The Wolverines average 74.7 points per game and give up 79.3 points per contest in the early going.The Aggies lead the Wolverines 12-0 all-time so Utah Valley is seeking a historic win in this series.last_img read more