Utah St. 78, Seattle 53

Preston Medlin scored 22 points to lead Utah State past Seattle

78-53 on Saturday night.

Danny Berger scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the

Aggies (5-5), and Kyisean Reed added 13 points.

The visiting Redhawks (2-7) were led by Prince Obasi and

Sterling Carter, who each scored eight points. Carter also led

Seattle with seven rebounds.

Seattle outrebounded USU 43-35, but shot only 27 percent from

the field the second half and only 13 percent from the 3-point line

for the game.

The Aggies’ 12-5 run to open the second half broke open the

game. They broke a periodic full-court press employed by the

Redhawks for several easy buckets, including a dunk by Berger. Utah

State had six steals and 18 points off turnovers in the game.

Utah State scored 28 points from the free-throw line, while the

Redhawks were 12 of 18 from the line.