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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) -- Brian Green went 4-for-5 from 3-point range and scored 19 points to lead Utah State past Southern Utah 66-53 on Saturday night.
Green, a reserve, paced Utah State's 28-11 advantage in bench points.
The Aggies (2-1) also got 12 points from Tai Wesley.
Ramell Taylor of the Thunderbirds (1-2) led all scorers with 22, but he was the only Southern Utah player to crack double figures.
Utah State built a strong shooting advantage, hitting 22 of 45 (48.9 percent) to 13 of 36 (36.1 percent) for the Thunderbirds. The Aggies also converted seven 3-pointers to Southern Utah's four, though the Thunderbirds did hit 23 of 25 free throws.
The Aggies held a 33-23 halftime edge over Southern Utah, which never led.
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