Utah State Men’s Basketball To Visit Wyoming Saturday

Utah State Men’s Basketball To Visit Wyoming Saturday

LARAMIE, Wyo.-Saturday, Utah State men’s basketball visits Wyoming Saturday in hopes of getting to .500 in Mountain West Conference play.

The Aggies are 11-5 and 1-2 in conference play and seeking to win at the Arena-Auditorium of Laramie, Wyo. for only the seventh time in school history.

The Aggies’ calling card remains stellar defense as they rank fifth nationally in field goal percentage defense (.370).

Utah State is scoring 78.9 points per game while surrendering 65.9 points per contest.

Junior guard Sam Merrill is scoring 19.1 points per game to lead the Aggies, while shooting 80 of 87 (.920) at the foul line.

This is a Saturday game and the Aggies are 7-0 on the season in Friday and Saturday games.

The Cowboys, who come into this game at 4-12 and 0-3 in Mountain West play, score 68.3 points per game and surrender 76.5 points per contest.

Senior guard Justin James averages 20.7 points and 9.3 rebounds per game to lead the Cowboys in both categories.