Utah State downs CS Bakersfield 78-57

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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.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 CSU Bakersfield
Alex Johnson Alex Johnson
4-5,  13 Pts
0 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Utah St.
Gary Wilkinson Gary Wilkinson
2-7,  9 Pts
10 Rebs, 5 Assists

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