Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Feb 26th - 10:34pm
Justin Bean had 19 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and three steals, and Neemias Queta added 16 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks as Utah State held on for win over the Wolf Pack, 75-72 Friday night to keep pace with the top three in the Mountain West Conference.
Derrick Alston had 26 points and three assists, and Marcus Shaver Jr. added 12 points, four rebounds and two assists as Boise State regained the top spot in the Mountain West standings iwth a 79-70 win over Utah State at Extra Mile Arena in Boise, Idaho.
For the first time, when Mountain West leader Utah State plays at second-rated contender Boise State on Wednesday night (7 p.m. MT, CBS Sports Network), the Aggies will experience something they haven't all year: a true road environment, complete with fans.
Queta scored all but 2 points to go along with five rebounds and five blocked shots as the Aggies won their 12th game in the last 14 contests Thursday night at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.
That clanking sound you heard might have been Utah State's at-large NCAA tournament hopes crashing to the ground. Or maybe it was just from one of the many bricks thrown up by the Aggies in the second half on Monday.
David Roddy had 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists, and Isaiah Stevens added 18 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and four steals to help the Rams hand Utah State its first loss since Dec. 5, 84-76 Thursday night inside the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Neemias Queta had 18 points, 12 rebounds, two assists and three blocked shots, and Brock Miller added 20 points on six 3-pointers to help the Aggies to their 11th consecutive victory, 83-64 over Colorado State in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan.