LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Quinn Taylor had 10 points and 15 rebounds to help Utah State cruise past Utah Valley 65-46 on Friday night to remain undefeated.
Sam Merrill added 14 points and five assists for Utah State (4-0), which shot just 25 of 69 (36 percent) and missed 18 3-pointers, but outrebounded Utah Valley 50-37.
TJ Washington scored 14 points and Conner Toolson had 11 to lead Utah Valley (1-3). The duo made 10 of the Wolverines’ 17 field goals.
Utah State built a 32-20 halftime advantage. Wyatt Lowell made a 3 and Washington consecutive layups during an 8-0 surge to pull Utah Valley to 40-33 with 13 minutes left but they didn’t get closer. Merrill scored six of the next seven points on a 3-pointer and three free throws to help the Aggies pull away.