FRESNO, Calif. -- Sam Merrill scored 24 points to lead Utah State to a 71-59 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night.
The Aggies never trailed. Fresno State pulled to 45-44 with 10:47 to play but didn't get closer.
Utah State plays at Wyoming on Wednesday. Fresno State host Air Force on Wednesday.
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