Aggie Weekly Update – Utah State University Athletics

AGGIE WEEKLY UPDATE – DECEMBER 27, 2021

Aggie Weekly Update

MEN’S BASKETBALL
Contact: Kyle Cottam – (435) 797-2066

This week

Wednesday, December 29 — at Air Force, 1 p.m. (MWN)
Sat January 1 — STATE OF SAN JOSÉ, postponed
• Utah State Men’s Basketball (9-4, 0-0 MW) starts playing in Mountain West this week with a game against Air Force (7-4, 0-0 MW) on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at 1 p.m. . The USU leads the all-time series against the Falcons 21-6, including a 9-6 record on the road. The USU home game against San José State (6-5, 0-0 MW) on Saturday January 1 has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues within the SJSU program. Fans can watch the game against Air Force via the Mountain West Network, streaming online at www.utahstateaggies.com/watch.

Last week

W, 81-62 — PORTLAND STATE
• Utah State closed its non-conference schedule with an 81-62 home victory over Portland State. Senior forward Justin Bean led the USU with 29 points and 12 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season and the 34th of his career. Second-year guard Max Shulga added a career-high 18 points and junior guard Sean Bairstow finished with 11 points. USU hit a season-high 57.4% (31 of 54), with 57.1% (12 of 21) of the season 3-point and 50.0% (7 of 14) on the free throw . line. PSU shot 33.3% (20 of 60), including 29.6% (8 of 27) from 3 points and 73.7% (14 of 19) from the free throw line.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
Contact: Ashley springer – (435) 797-5547

This week

Fri 31 Dec — AIR FORCE, 3 p.m. (MWN)
• The Utah State Women’s Basketball (5-5, 0-0 MW) opens the Mountain West game this week by hosting the Air Force (6-5, 0-0 MW) on Friday, Dec. 31 at 3 p.m. ET. 5 all-time against the Falcons, including 8-2 at home. Fans can watch the game via the Mountain West Network, streaming online at www.utahstateaggies.com/watch.

Last week

L, 80-103 — in Montana
• Utah State lost its only match last week, 103-80, to Montana. Two Aggies scored in double digits in the loss as senior guards Kaylin Randhawa had 20 points and Manna Mensah had 11. Utah State finished the night shooting 36.8% (28 of 76) from the ground, 33.3% (9 of 27) behind the arc and 83.3% (15 of 18) at the free throw line. Montana shot 58.5% (38 of 65) from the field, 63.6% (14 of 22) from behind the 3-point line and 86.7% (13 of 15) from the free throw line.


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