LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Nate Bendall scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Saturday as Utah State won its sixth straight game with a 77-58 victory over San Jose State.
Brady Jardine added a career-high 17 points for the Aggies (16-6, 6-2 Western Athletic) and Pooh Williams had 14.
Adrian Oliver had 19 points and Mac Peterson 11 for the Spartans (12-9, 5-4).
Up 39-36 at halftime, Utah State used four straight points from Jardine and a 3-pointer from Brian Green to extend the lead to 53-42 with 13:03 to play.
The Aggies got 24 points in the paint in the second half compared to eight for San Jose State. Utah State also shot 60.7 percent from the field in the second half, while the Spartans were held to 21.4 percent.