Utah State downs CS Bakersfield 78-57
LOGAN, UTAH (AP)—Stavon Williams scored 13 points and Tai Wesley added 11 to lead Utah State to a 78-57 win over Cal State Bakersfield on Wednesday night.
Gary Wilkinson pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds for the Aggies (25-2) in the non-conference game.
Trent Blakely scored 14 points, including 3-of-6 3-pointers, for the Roadrunners (6-20). Teammate Alex Johnson added 13 points.
Cal State Bakersfield erased a 22-point deficit midway through the second half, closing to 69-57 with 4:15 to play. But Utah State scored nine straight points to seal the win.
The Roadrunners shot 8-for-16 from beyond the 3-point line.
The Aggies out-rebounded the Roadrunners 40-21 and had 22 assists to 12 for Cal State Bakersfield. Utah State’s bench players, which included Williams, had a big hand in the win, outscoring the Roadrunners’ bench 28-6.