Quayle, Williams lead Utah State past Hawaii 61-50

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HONOLULU (AP)—Jared Quayle scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Pooh Williams added 12 points to lead Utah State to a 61-50 victory over Hawaii on Thursday night.

The Aggies (23-6, 12-2 Western Athletic Conference) won their 13th straight game, while the Rainbow Warriors (9-18, 2-11) dropped their ninth in a row.

Hawaii’s last lead came late in the first half at 17-16, but Tai Wesley’s two free throws gave Utah State the lead for good with 5:34 until intermission. The Aggies used a 10-run in the closing minutes to take 25-17 lead at halftime.

Utah State took its largest lead at 59-44 with 48 seconds left after Williams made an easy transition layup.

Hiram Thompson led Hawaii with 13 points. Hawaii was 6 of 12 on 3-pointers but just 8 of 16 from the free throw line. Utah State shot 43.8 percent (21 of 48) from the field.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Utah St.
Jared Quayle Jared Quayle
4-9,  13 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Hawaii
Brandon Adams Brandon Adams
5-10,  12 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists

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