Recap - Utah State Defeats Santa Clara 80-78

Recap - Utah State Defeats Santa Clara 80-78

Utah State grabbed an 80-78 win over Santa Clara on Wednesday, behind a 15-point effort from Jarred Shaw at Leavey Center.

Utah State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9.5-point spread as underdogs.

Utah State got 11 points from Danny Berger and another 11 points from Preston Medlin. Preston Medlin contributed 5 assists, while Jarred Shaw cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Santa Clara got 27 points from Kevin Foster in a losing cause and another 23 points from Evan Roquemore. Evan Roquemore contributed 9 assists for them, while Marc Trasolini had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Utah State were victorious, as the score was 34-33 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Utah State as they grabbed 37 boards, while Santa Clara only had 24.