Utah State 71, BYU 57

LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- Nate Harris scored 26 points and Spencer
Nelson had 14 points and 11 rebounds in Utah State's 71-57 victory
over BYU on Wednesday night.

Harris matched his career high by hitting 10 of 13 shots from
the field and 6 of 8 from the free-throw line as Utah State
improved to 4-1.

BYU (1-4) was led by Mike Hall's 19 points, and Austin Ainge
added a career-high 15.

After a 36-36 tie at the half, the teams traded baskets until
two turnovers helped the Aggies take the lead A steal by Nelson and
resulting dunk by Harris, followed by a steal by Harris and a
basket by Jaycee Carroll gave Utah State a nine-point lead with
6:30 remaining.

BYU was then forced to foul and Utah State made 7 of 8 free
throws in the game's final minutes to seal the win.

Ainge, who had never scored more than six points in a game at
BYU, helped the Cougars to a halftime tie with 11 points. Hall,
BYU's leading scorer on the year, had 15 at halftime.