Utah State snaps 2-game skid against Weber State, wins 76-67
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Sam Merrill scored 19 points and Utah State held off Weber State's late run for a 76-67 victory on Saturday.
Utah State (8-2) snapped a two-game skid against in-state rival Weber State (5-4).
Merrill made three 3-pointers. Neemias Queta added 15 points and Tauriawn Knight had 10 for the Aggies.
Merrill's 3-pointer gave the Aggies a 34-16 lead with about five minutes left in the first half, and they had a 12-point halftime advantage.
Utah State held a double-digit lead for most of the second half until a 13-2 run pulled the Wildcats to 59-53 with six minutes remaining. Weber State stayed within single digits that included 68-62 with a minute to go, but the Aggies stretched their lead back to 10 points with 23 seconds left.
Updated December 8, 2018