Utah St. 90, S. Utah 57
LOGAN, Utah (AP)
Spencer Butterfield added 11 points for USU (2-0). The visiting Thunderbirds (1-1) were led by Trey Kennedy with 11. SUU's leading scorer, A.J. Hess was scoreless.
USU burst out to a quick lead behind 13 first-half points from Shaw. Five consecutive points by reserve JoJo McGlaston gave the Aggies a 26-15 edge with 11:05 to play. Moments later, Butterfield nailed a 3-point shot as the result of an in-bounds play to give USU its first 20-plus-point lead of the game 36-15.
USU led 46-26 at halftime.
The Aggies had 32 points in the paint while SUU had 10. A combined 43 fouls were called in the game.
USU head coach Stew Morrill has won 28 in a row at home against in-state teams.