Aggie Hoopsters Hold Closed Scrimmage Saturday

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State’s men’s basketball team concluded its first full week of practice with a closed scrimmage Saturday morning in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum as veteran head coach Stew Morrill ran his team through four 10-minute sessions. Brady Jardine led Utah State during the scrimmage with 21 points, 12 rebounds and three steals as the junior forward was 7-of-10 from the field and a perfect 7-of-7 at the free throw line. Junior guard Brockeith Pane, a transfer from Midland (Texas) JC, finished with 19 points and four assists as he was 7-of-10 from the field and a perfect 4-of-4 at the free throw line. Two other post players shined for Utah State Saturday as senior forward Matt Formisano scored 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting, while redshirt junior forward Morgan Grim had 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting. Senior guard/forward Pooh Williams also scored in double-figures for USU as he finished the scrimmage with 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting, including 2-of-3 from three-point range and 1-of-2 at the charity stripe. Other notable performers Saturday included senior forward Tai Wesley and senior guard Tyler Newbold as each scored eight points, while sophomore guard Preston Medlin had a scrimmage-high seven assists and three steals, with no turnovers. As a team, Utah State shot 58.1 percent from the field (50-86) during the scrimmage, including 33.3 percent from three-point range (6-18) and 73.1 percent at the free throw line (19-26). The two teams also combined for 33 assists, 24 turnovers and 15 steals. Utah State will hold its final dress-rehearsal of the preseason on Wednesday, Oct. 27 with its annual Blue-White scrimmage, sponsored by Macey’s, at 7 p.m. The scrimmage is free to the public and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Utah State’s first exhibition game of the year will be on Saturday, Oct. 30 against Universite Laval at 7 p.m. Utah State Individual Stats#3 B. Pane – 19 pts (7-10 FG, 1-3 3FG, 4-4 FT)#5 P. Williams – 15 pts (6-11 FG, 2-5 3FG, 1-2 FT)#10 L. Cooper, Jr. – 6 pts (3-5 FG)#13 P. Medlin – 2 pts (1-3 FG)#14 E. Farris – 0 pts (0-2 FG 0-1 3FG, 0-1 FT)#15 J. Walker III – 1 pts (0-3 FG, 0-3 3FG, 1-2 FT)#21 M. Grim – 15 pts (6-9 FG, 3-6 FT)#22 B. Jardine – 21 pts (7-10 FG, 7-7 FT)#23 B. Green – 6 pts (3-6 FG, 0-2 3FG)#24 T. Newbold – 8 pts (2-3 FG, 2-3 3FG, 2-2 FT)#31 B. Clifford – 5 pts (2-3 FG, 1-1 3FG)#33 B. Brown – 0 pts (0-1 FG)#42 T. Wesley – 8 pts (4-8 FG)#44 M. Formisano – 19 pts (9-12 FG, 1-2 FT) -USU-

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