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14-year-old boy who is partially paralyzed wows Aggies basketball team

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted Apr 17th - 2:56pm

Even after a record-breaking 2018-19 campaign, helping a 14-year-old Logan boy stay positive through adversity may have been the season’s biggest win for the Aggies.

Utah State's Neemias Queta declares for NBA Draft

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Apr 12th - 6:44pm

The Utah State big man will test the NBA waters this spring.

Utah State's Merrill, UVU's Toolson earn AP All-America honorable mention status

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 11:03am

Utah State’s Sam Merrill and Utah Valley’s Jake Toolson both took home AP honorable mention status after leading the two in-state schools to a pair of historic seasons.

Aggies turn in top marks at annual NFL pro day  |  Posted Mar 27th - 7:38pm

Raymond and 16 former teammates took part in Utah State’s annual pro day, working out in front of scouts from 28 NFL teams in the Stan Laub Indoor Practice Facility and surrounding areas on campus.

Washington locks down Utah State 78-61 in first NCAA tourney appearance since 2011

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Mar 22nd - 8:13pm

Noah Dickerson had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead Washington, posting the Huskies’ first double-double in an NCAA Tournament game since 2010. Jaylen Nowell added 19 points, five assists and five rebounds for Washington, and teammate Nahziah Carter supplied 13 points and four assists for the Huskies (27-8).

'It's a brotherhood': How diverse Aggies came together for NCAA Tournament berth

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 21st - 7:33pm

The Aggies (28-6) have a roster of players from six different states and three different countries, including two of the only players in the NCAA from Portugal in Neemias Queta and Diogo Brito.

Utah State looks to build on last year's record-breaking season as spring practice begins

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:42am

Utah State began their football spring practice Tuesday with a familiar face at the helm.

Patrick Kinahan: Utah State best of state in football, basketball

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:15am

These are the best of times for Utah State athletics, considering football and men's basketball each finished ranked in their respective final regular-season polls. USU rules the state of Utah in having the best combined seasons of any other programs

Duke back on top; Utah State cracks final AP Top 25

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 18th - 11:51am

Duke has a No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25 again to go with its top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Upsets have become the norm at NCAA Tournament

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 10:15am

Picking a perfect bracket has become a nearly impossible act, the ritual of ripping up brackets an annual rite of the NCAA Tournament.

2019 NCAA Tournament Bracket  |  Posted Mar 17th - 6:24pm

The NCAA Tournament is now upon us, so gear up and get ready for a fun couple of weeks. Follow all the the NCAA Tournament games with's live Game Center.

No sweat: Utah State draws Washington to open 2019 NCAA Tournament

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 17th - 4:22pm

Aggie star Sam Merrill had to stop a reporter after Utah State’s 64-57 win over San Diego State in the Mountain West tournament championship and issue a minor correction.

'Stars in their roles:' How players like Abel Porter led Utah State to historic Mountain West title

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 16th - 10:18pm

The Aggies capped their first Mountain West championship in program history with a 64-57 win over San Diego State in the tournament title game Saturday afternoon at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Ticket Punched: Utah State holds off San Diego State for first Mountain West title

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Mar 16th - 8:37pm

Sam Merrill poured in 24 points, and Utah State used a 13-0 run to start the second half to overpower San Diego State, 64-57 for the Aggies’ first conference tournament title in seven years Saturday afternoon at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Salt Lake Stallions CB Will Davis enjoying alma mater Utah State's basketball run

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 16th - 7:04am

Former Utah State defensive back Will Davis will lead the Salt Lake Stallions (1-4) into the Week 6 of the Alliance of American Football against the Memphis Express at 2 p.m. MDT Saturday. But he’ll do it with his heart at the Thomas & Mack Center

Merrill scores 22 as Utah State dismantles Fresno State 85-60 in semifinal win

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Mar 16th - 1:50am

Utah State’s Sam Merrill scored the first 5 points of the game and the Aggies were off and running. And unfortunately for the Fresno State Bulldogs, the scoring never stopped, as Utah State claimed an 85-60 blowout win in the Mountain West Conference semifinal round Friday night behind Merrill’s 22 points.

MWC notes: In pivotal moment, Justin Bean rises to occasion for Utah State hoops

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 14th - 11:32pm

A lot of outsiders would've taken a handful of players to trust with Utah State's season hanging in the balance. Justin Bean may or may not be on most of those lists. But he will be now.

Utah State overcomes turnovers to hold off New Mexico, 91-83 in Mountain West quarterfinals

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Mar 14th - 10:43pm

Sam Merrill scored 23 points, including 11-of-12 from the foul line, to go along with nine assists to help the Aggies hold on for a 91-83 win over New Mexico in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Utah State has a chance to do big things this March — and it's because of defense

Dillon Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 14th - 9:35am

By the numbers, the Aggies boast one of the nation's most impressive defenses, which could serve them well in the Mountain West Tournament.

No longer the scrappy underdogs, Utah State won't take any team by surprise in Mountain West Tournament

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 13th - 8:10pm

“I didn’t come to college to try to be Player of the Year. I came in to play in the NCAA Tournament,” said Sam Merrill, who averaged 21.0 points, 4.2 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game.