Men's Basketball

Cowboys Topped By Aggies In Overtime Nailbiter

Utah State guard Jared Quayle tries to take a shot over Brandon Ewing. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)

Utah State guard Jared Quayle tries to take a shot over Brandon Ewing. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)

Dec. 31, 2008

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LOGAN, Utah (AP) - Jared Quayle scored 24 points, including four free throws in the final 35 seconds of overtime, to put Utah State past Wyoming 90-85 Wednesday night.

He also grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds for the Aggies (12-1), who were playing at home for the championship of the four-team Duel in the Desert holiday tournament.

Utah State took a 36-31 halftime lead and were ahead by as many as 10 points before the Cowboys (11-3) went on a 13-2 run. Wyoming took its first lead of the second half, 55-54, on a Sean Ogirri 3-pointer with 9:50 remaining.

The teams traded leads or were tied 12 times before Wyoming's Brandon Ewing hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into overtime, tied at 76.

Tyson Johnson led Wyoming with 24 points, while Ewing had 20 points and Ogirri finished with 15.

Gary Wilkinson had 19 points for Utah State, Tai Wesley finished with 18 and Tyler Newbold scored 15.

 

 

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