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Utah St: 2009 NCAA Tournament Capsule

March 14th, 2009
Utah State

Utah State Aggies

Western Athletic Conference (30-4, 14-2)

 

Utah State Comes Back, Advances to WAC Finals

March 14th, 2009
RENO, Nev. - Sophomore guard Tyler Newbold hit a 12-foot baseline jumper with 3.1 seconds remaining to complete Utah State's improbable comeback from a 13-point halftime deficit as it defeated New Mexico State, 71-70, here at the Lawlor Events Center Friday night.

 

With the win, Utah State advances to the championship game of the WAC Tournament for the third time in its four years in the league, and for the eighth time in its last 10 years overall.

 

Coach of the Year Finalists: Iba Award

March 3rd, 2009
ButlerST. LOUIS (USBWA) - The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has announced finalists for the 2009 Henry Iba Award, to be presented to the association's national coach of the year.

 

Oklahoma's Jeff Capel is one of a trio of Big 12 coaches among the 10 selected as finalists. The others are Missouri's Mike Anderson and Kansas' Bill Self. None of the 10 finalists has ever won the award.

 

Is Utah State At-Large Worthy? Bracketology Poll

March 1st, 2009

Utah St's At-Large Hopes Shrink, Lose to Nevada

March 1st, 2009
RENO, Nev. - Armon Johnson scored a game-high 28 points and Luke Babbitt added 21 to lead Nevada past Utah State, 84-71, here Saturday night at Lawlor Events Center. Nevada improves to 17-11 overall and 9-5 in the Western Athletic Conference with the win, while Utah State falls to 26-4 overall and 13-2 in league play with the loss.

 

BracketBusters Saturday: The Big Preview

February 21st, 2009

 

In the seventh annual ESPNU BracketBusters, the strongest mid-major teams in the country do battle in thirteen televised games.  This preview features the premier Saturday games that are televised on ESPN or ESPN2.

 

 

Northeastern @ Wright State, ESPN2

Which BracketBusters Team Will Actually Bust Brackets in March?

February 18th, 2009
Eric Maynor - VCU

Each week I pose a Question of the Week for you the reader to chew on (masticate if you prefer) and digest..

 

This Week's Question: Which BracketBusters team will actually bust brackets in March?

 

Utah St's 19-Game Winning Streak Snapped

February 15th, 2009
Boise StateBOISE, Idaho - No. 17/21 Utah State committed 19 turnovers and shot a season-low 36.5 percent from the field Saturday night here at Taco Bell Arena as it lost its first game in over two months, 66-56, to Boise State.

Utah State, who had its 19-game winning streak snapped as well as its 16-game Western Athletic Conference winning streak, is now 24-2 on the season and 12-1 in the WAC. It was also USU's first road loss of the season as it is now 10-1 on the road. Boise State improved to 17-7 overall and 7-4 in league play with the win.

Utah St Locks Up WAC Title With a Month to Spare

February 13th, 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho - Senior forward Gary Wilkinson recorded his sixth double-double of the season with 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead 17th-ranked Utah State to a 62-53 road win here against Idaho Thursday night. With the win, Utah State claims a share of its second-straight Western Athletic Conference regular season championship as it improves to 12-0 in league play and 24-1 overall. Idaho falls to 10-13 on the season and 4-6 in the WAC with the loss.