LOGAN, Utah -- Preston Medlin scored 14 points, including two 3-pointers to lead Utah State to a 56-48 victory over Idaho State in the season opener for both teams.
Medlin was 5 of 7 from the field, including 2 of 3 from 3-point range. He added five rebounds. Spencer Butterfield was 3 of 3 from 3 point range for the Aggies. Jared Shaw had 8 points and nine rebounds.
Utah State led 30-23 at halftime.
Bill Evans was named head coach of the Idaho State team in March.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.