Utah State beats Fresno State 65-61

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LOGAN, UTAH (AP)—Jared Quayle scored 21 points, including two free throws in the final three seconds, to give Utah State a 65-61 win over Fresno State Thursday night.

Quayle scored the final five points for the Aggies (16-1, 4-0 Western Athletic Conference) in a contest that was tied seven times in the second half. Tai Wesley recorded 11 points for Utah State and Gary Wilkinson 10.

Sylvester Seay dropped in 32 points for the Bulldogs (7-10, 0-3 WAC) on 11-of-24 shooting. He also pulled down a game-high nine rebounds and had three blocks.

Utah State took its first lead of the game, 33-32, when Quayle made a layup and free throw with 18:02 to play.

When Wesley hit a layup and free throw with 4:47 to play, it gave the Aggies their largest lead of the game, 60-52. Seay would hit eight more points in the final moments to keep the Bulldogs close.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Fresno St.
Sylvester Seay Sylvester Seay
11-24,  32 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Utah St.
Jared Quayle Jared Quayle
7-12,  21 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists

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Rebounds
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