Aird, Johnson lead Utah Valley to 66-49 victory against Texas-Pan American

Ben Aird and Jason Johnson scored 15 points each as Utah Valley defeated Texas-Pan American 66-49 on Saturday night.

Holton Hunsaker added 12 points and Nick Thompson 11 for the Wolverines (11-13, 2-3 Great West). Aird had 12 rebounds, and Thompson collected 11 boards and eight assists.

Jesus Delgado scored 14 points and Justin Leathers 11 for the Broncs (12-13, 3-2), who shot 31.6 percent (18 of 57) from the floor and were outrebounded 36-28. Leading scorer Brandon Provost was limited to four points on 2 of 9 shooting.

Texas-Pan American had just six field goals (in 30 attempts) in the first half as it fell behind 31-17 at the break. Utah Valley led by 21 in the second half.

Utah Valley shot 53.1 percent (26 of 49) for the game.