Utah State Defeats Santa Barbara 77-71 - Recap
Santa Barbara was burned for 31 points by Spencer Butterfield on Friday as Utah State picked up a 77-71 win at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Utah State was a 4-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Utah State got 14 points from Preston Medlin and another 10 points from Ben Clifford. Marcel Davis contributed 8 assists, while Spencer Butterfield cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Santa Barbara got a 27-point performance from Kyle Boswell, who was supported by 23 points from Alan Williams. Zalmico Harmon had 5 assists in a losing cause for Santa Barbara, while Alan Williams grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Utah State were victorious, as the score was 31-29 at the break.
Utah State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-29.