FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Sam Merrill had a career-high 38 points as Utah State stretched its winning streak to seven games, narrowly beating Colorado State 100-96 in overtime on Tuesday...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Cameron Young had 26 points as Quinnipiac got past St. Peter's 77-60 on Friday night.
Taylor leads Utah St. past San Diego St. 70-54
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Quinn Taylor recorded 13 points and 11 rebounds to lift Utah State to a 70-54 win over San Diego State on Tuesday night.
Turner scores 16 to lead Saint Peter’s over Marist 65-59
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Davauhnte Turner had 16 points as Saint Peter's snapped its eight-game losing streak, beating Marist 65-59 on Friday night.
Queta scores 23 to carry Utah St. over New Mexico 71-55
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Neemias Queta had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Utah State topped New Mexico 71-55 on Wednesday night.
Queta made 10 of 12 shots. He added four assists and three...
Fisher scores 21 to lead Siena past Saint Peter’s 72-62
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Evan Fisher had 21 points as Siena got past Saint Peter's 72-62 on Tuesday night.
Jalen Pickett had 18 points and nine assists for Siena (14-14, 9-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Sloan Seymour added 12 points. Manny Camper had seven rebounds for the hosts.
Davauhnte Turner had 16 points for the Peacocks (6-20, 3-11), whose losing streak stretched to eight games. KC Ndefo added 12 points and three blocks. Quinn Taylor had 12 points.
Marshall scores 25 to lift Rider over St. Peter’s 71-65
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tyere Marshall had a career-high 25 points plus 14 rebounds as Rider topped St. Peter's 71-65 on Sunday.
Anthony Durham had 14 points for Rider (14-13, 9-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which ended its four-game road losing streak. Stevie Jordan added 12 points and three blocks. Frederick Scott had 12 points for the visitors.
Gist scores 17 to lead Iona over Saint Peter’s 62-46
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Asante Gist had 17 points as Iona got past St. Peter's 62-46 on Friday night.
E.J. Crawford had 17 points for Iona (10-15, 8-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Rickey McGill added 13 points and seven assists. Tajuan Agee had 13 rebounds for the home team.
Samuel Idowu had 12 points and five blocks for the Peacocks (6-18, 3-9), who have now lost six games in a row. Davauhnte Turner added 11 points and six rebounds. Quinn Taylor had nine rebounds.
Queta, Merrill lead Utah State past Wyoming 76-59
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Neemias Queta scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Utah State pulled away in the second half to down Wyoming 76-59 on Wednesday night.
Sam Merrill had 19 points to lead the Aggies (19-6, 9-3 Mountain West Conference), who had won seven-straight before a 68-63 loss to San Diego State last Saturday. Quinn Taylor added 13 points and 10 rebounds and Abel Porter had 11 points.
Freshmen lead Manhattan past Saint Peter’s 58-56
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Freshman Samir Stewart buried a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining for his only points of the game, freshman Warren Williams scored 15 and hit a pair of big shots down the stretch and Manhattan rallied past Saint Peter's 58-56 on Thursday night.
Fairfield rallies past Fairfield for 60-57 win
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Jonathan Kasibabu had 17 points and nine rebounds on Thursday night and Fairfield used a late run to get past Saint Peter's 60-57.
Jesus Cruz added 10 points for the Stags (5-11, 2-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who shot 52 percent from the field to win their second straight.
Huggins hits 3 in final seconds, Fresno State wins 78-77
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Braxton Huggins poured in a career-high 33 points, and with five seconds left nailed a straightaway 3-pointer after shaking a defender and Fresno State pulled out a 78-77 win over Utah State on Wednesday night.
Fresno State (12-3, 3-0 Mountain West) had trailed the entire game until Huggins launched his winning 3 . He broke right, then cut left to get defender Sam Merrill on the wrong foot.
Utah State beats Air Force 79-62
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Sam Merrill and Neemias Queta had double-doubles on Saturday night and Utah State never trailed in beating Air Force 79-62.
Merrill had 18 points and 12 assists, Queta had 13 points and 10 rebounds, Quinn Taylor added 16 points and Brock Miller scored 15 for the Aggies (11-4, 1-1 Mountain West Conference).
Idowu, Turner lift Saint Peter’s past Hampton in OT, 83-80
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Sam Idowu scored nine of his 20 points in overtime before fouling out and Saint Peter's broke a four-game skid, edging Hampton 83-80 on Saturday.
Devauhnte Turner led the Peacocks (3-9) with 23 points and his two free throws with 24 seconds remaining in OT gave Saint Peter's the winning cushion. Quinn Taylor added 18 points.
Reed, Thomas help Clemson hold off Saint Peter’s 65-60
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Marcquise Reed tossed in 21 points with three assists and three steals and Elijah Thomas posted a double-double as Clemson outlasted Saint Peter's 65-60 on Tuesday night.
Utah State beats UC Irvine 89-65
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Quinn Taylor scored 21, Neemias Queta had his first career double-double and Utah State never trailed in an 89-65 win over UC Irvine on Saturday night.
Queta had 11 points and a career-high 19 rebounds. As late as the 7:22 mark in the second half, Queta had more rebounds than the entire UC Irvine team and the Aggies (7-1) finished with a 41-27 edge on the glass.
Taylor’s double-double helps Utah St. beat Utah Valley 65-46
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Quinn Taylor had 10 points and 15 rebounds to help Utah State cruise past Utah Valley 65-46 on Friday night to remain undefeated.
Sam Merrill added 14 points and five assists for Utah State (4-0), which shot just 25 of 69 (36 percent) and missed 18 3-pointers, but outrebounded Utah Valley 50-37.
TJ Washington scored 14 points and Conner Toolson had 11 to lead Utah Valley (1-3). The duo made 10 of the Wolverines' 17 field goals.
Utah State tops Hartford 100-73 behind Brown’s 24 points
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Dwayne Brown Jr. tied his career high with 24 points and Utah State scored its second straight 100-point game Friday night with a 100-73 win over Hartford.
Sam Merrill and Tauriawn Knight scored 14 points apiece and Quinn Taylor added 12 for the Aggies, who beat Montana State 101-71 in their season opener on Tuesday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Schadrac Casimir scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half and his steal in the closing seconds sealed Iona's comeback 65-62 win over Saint Peter's on Sunday night in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament.
No. 4 seed Iona will play sixth-seeded Fairfield in the championship game on Monday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Griffin made four late 3-pointers, including the game-winner with five seconds left, and No. 9 seed Saint Peter's beat eighth-seeded Monmouth 60-58 in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Saint Peter's (13-17) will play top-seeded Rider in a Friday quarterfinal.
Saint Peter’s pulls away in second half for 65-48 win
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Cameron Jones made four 3-pointers and scored 14 points, Elijah Gonzales had 10 points and 10 assists and Saint Peter's defeated Siena 65-48 on Sunday in a regular-season finale.
The Peacocks (12-17, 6-12) clinched the No. 9 seed for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament in Albany, New York, and play No. 8 seed Monmouth on Thursday. Siena (8-23, 4-14) is the No. 10 seed and plays the seventh seed.
Saint Peter’s snaps 3-game skid, beats Quinnipiac 52-43
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Sam Idowu had 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Saint Peter's to a 52-43 victory over Quinnipiac on Friday night.
Saint Peter's (11-17, 5-12 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) snapped a three-game skid. Quinnipiac (10-19, 7-10) has lost six of its last seven games.
Elijah Gonzales scored 13 points to lead Saint Peter's. Quinn Taylor added 11 points.
Cameron Young scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Bobcats. Jacob Rigoni chipped in 11 points.
Utah State downs New Mexico 89-80 on McEwen’s career night
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Koby McEwen set career highs with 31 points and 13 rebounds, Sam Merrill added 18 points, and Utah State held off New Mexico 89-80 on Wednesday night to win its third straight.
Dwayne Brown Jr. and Quinn Taylor scored 15 points apiece and the Aggies (13-11, 6-5 Mountain West Conference) shot 56.4 percent from the floor. McEwen had a career-high six of Utah State's 13 3-pointers.
Henson hits 3 with 0.2 left; Utah St. beats Fresno St. 65-62
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Redshirt freshman Daron Henson scored a season-high 18 points, including an NBA-range 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds to play, and Utah State beat Fresno State 65-62 on Saturday night.
Henson finished 6-of-7 shooting, all from 3-point range. Dwayne Brown Jr. had 13 points and Sam Merrill scored 11 for Utah State (12-11, 5-5 Mountain West). Koby McEwen added nine points, six rebounds, seven assists and two steals.
Utah St downs Air Force 71-49 behind Merrill, McEwen
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Sam Merrill scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, Koby McEwen added 20 points, and Utah State opened the second half with a big run to beat Air Force 71-49 on Wednesday night, ending a four-game skid.
Merrill scored eight points in a 15-4 run and the Aggies pulled ahead 44-29, then led by 20 on Diogo Brito's layup with 7:10 to play. Merrill's fifth 3 made it 62-41 with 5:21 left and the Aggies rolled.
Boise State holds off Utah State 71-67 behind Hutchison
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Chandler Hutchison scored 16 points and the go-ahead layup with 1:21 to play, and Boise State beat Utah State 71-67 on Wednesday night to win its third straight.
The Aggies led 43-40 after 11-0 run capped by Quinn Taylor's layup and pulled ahead by as many as nine points. But, after three lead changes and three ties, Chandler hit his go-ahead layup for a 67-65 lead.
Utah St. downs Frenso St. 81-79 in OT behind McEwen
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Koby McEwen scored 28 points including the go-ahead layup in overtime to send Utah State past Fresno State 81-79 on Wednesday night.
McEwens's layup gave Utah State (9-7, 2-1 Mountain West Conference) a 76-75 lead with 1:42 to play. Quinn Taylor blocked Deshon Taylor's jump shot on the Bulldogs' next possession before making a layup for a three-point lead with 59 seconds left.
McEwen makes late FTs, helps Utah State beat UC Irvine 62-59
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Sam Merrill scored 13 points, and Koby McEwen made a pair of free throws with five seconds left to help Utah State beat UC Irvine 62-59 on Wednesday night.
Tommy Rutherford's 3-point shot for UC Irvine rimmed out at the buzzer.
Quinn Taylor made a 3-pointer, McEwen a free throw and Merrill a jumper and Utah State led 60-55 with 3:34 left. UC Irvine shot 4 of 6 from the line to pull to 60-59 with 24 seconds left before McEwen's free throws.
Saint Peter’s cruises to 77-53 win over Fairleigh Dickinson
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Nick Griffin scored 19 points with six rebounds and five assists and led five players in double-digit scoring as Saint Peter's beat Fairleigh Dickinson 77-53 on Wednesday night.
Griffin was 7 of 15 from the field and 4 of 5 from the free-throw line for the Peacocks (3-3). Sam Idowu added 16 points and eight rebounds, Nnamdi Enechionyia and Elijah Gonzales had 12 points each and Davauhnte Turner chipped in 11. Quinn Taylor led the team with 10 rebounds.
Wyche’s 20 PTs sends St. Peter’s past Monmouth 71-61
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trevis Wyche scored 20 points and passed out eight assists and Quadir Welton had 11 points and eight rebounds and St. Peter's beat Monmouth 71-61 on Monday night.
Leading 40-38 with 9:24 to play, St. Peter's (6-7, 2-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic) had a 9-1 run sparked by Wyche, who sank a pair of free throws and a jumper.