Merrill lifts Utah St. over Boise St. 78-71 in OT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Sam Merrill had 32 points as Utah State defeated Boise State 78-71 in overtime on Saturday.
Utah State outscored Boise State 6-0 in the final 1:59 of overtime. Earlier,...
Utah State edges Fresno State in battle for 2nd in MWC
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Sam Merrill scored 20 points and freshman Neemias Queta had 18 points and 15 rebounds to help Utah State hold off Fresno State 82-81 on Tuesday night in a battle for second place in the Mountain West Conference.
Utah St. keeps San Jose St. winless in Mountain West, 103-73
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Sam Merrill poured in 29 points and Utah State handed San Jose State its seventh-straight Mountain West Conference loss, 103-73 on Wednesday night.
Utah State now has won 23 of the last 24 games with San Jose State and have beaten the Spartans 27 straight times in Logan. The Spartans now have lost 11 straight, including a double overtime loss at Air Force on a last-second shot Saturday.
Miller, Queta carry Utah St. over Colorado St. 87-72
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Brock Miller and Neemias Queta scored 18 points apiece as Utah State topped Colorado State 87-72 on Saturday night.
Miller shot 6 for 9 from behind the arc while Queta added 11 rebounds and three blocks. Sam Merrill had 16 points and eight assists and Diogo Brito scored 12 points for Utah State (14-5, 4-2 Mountain West Conference).
J.D. Paige had 17 points, Hyron Edwards scored 14 and Nico Carvacho had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Rams (7-11, 2-3).
Utah State beats Air Force 79-62
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Sam Merrill and Neemias Queta had double-doubles on Saturday night and Utah State never trailed in beating Air Force 79-62.
Merrill had 18 points and 12 assists, Queta had 13 points and 10 rebounds, Quinn Taylor added 16 points and Brock Miller scored 15 for the Aggies (11-4, 1-1 Mountain West Conference).
Giants place safety Landon Collins on injured reserve
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have placed two-time Pro Bowl safety Landon Collins on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.
Collins was hurt Sunday against the Chicago Bears and will need surgery to repair a partially torn labrum.
The Giants signed defensive back Kenny Ladler off their practice squad to fill the roster spot. He had six special teams tackles with the Redskins this season before Washington released him on Nov. 6.
Utah State cruises past Mississippi Valley State, 94-59
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Brock Miller hit six 3-pointers and put up 26 points as Utah State boosted its record to 3-0 with a 94-59 win over Mississippi Valley State Tuesday night.
The Aggies scored 100 points or more in the first two games of the three-game home stand to start the season, the first time in program history. Against the Delta Devils, they shot 29 of 50 from outside (58 percent), including 11 of 21 from distance (52.4 percent).
Isby with 17 as Utah State buries MVSU 83-47
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — DeAngelo Isby scored 17 points and grabbed five rebounds as Utah State buried Mississippi Valley State 83-47 on Wednesday night.
Isby was 4 of 9 from the field including three from distance and 6 of 6 from the line for the Aggies (2-1). Daron Henson added 12 points and six rebounds, Koby McEwen had 11 points and Sam Merrill had 10.