Aggie Veterans Perform Well In Blue-White Scrimmage

LOGAN, Utah – Three days prior to its first exhibition game, Utah State’s men’s basketball team held its first public outing of the 2010-11 season with its annual Blue-White Scrimmage Wednesday night at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. Veteran head coach Stew Morrill ran his team through two 10-minute sessions in front of approximately 3,000 fans as all 16 players that dressed saw action. Senior guard Brian Green was the top scorer on the night as he finished the scrimmage with 18 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field, including 4-of-5 from three-point range and 4-of-5 at the free throw line. Senior forward Tai Wesley was the only other Aggie to score in double-figures as he finished with 11 points on 5-of-5 shooting from the field and 1-of-2 shooting from the charity stripe. Senior forward Matt Formisano had another solid outing as he scored eight points (4-6 FG) and added a scrimmage-high tying four rebounds. Junior forward Brady Jardine and freshman guard James Walker III also recorded four rebounds each. Junior guard Brockeith Pane added five points, four assists and two blocks. As a team, Utah State shot 56.0 percent from the field (28-50), 35.5 percent from three-point range (6-17) and 61.1 percent at the free throw line (11-18). The teams also combined for 18 assists, 10 turnovers, four steals and two blocks. Next up for Utah State will be its first exhibition game of the season on Saturday, Oct. 30 against Universite Laval at 7 p.m. Utah State Individual Stats#3 Brockeith Pane – 5 pts (2-5 FG, 0-2 3FG, 1-4 FT)#5 Pooh Williams – 3 pts (1-6 FG, 1-5 3FG)#10 Leon Cooper, Jr. – 3 pts (1-2 FG, 1-2 3FG)#13 Preston Medlin – 2 pts (0-1 FG, 0-1 3FG, 2-2 FT)#14 E.J. Farris – 0 pts#15 James Walker III – 2 pts (0-2 FG, 2-2 FT)#21 Morgan Grim – 5 pts (2-4 FG, 1-1 FT)#22 Brady Jardine – 6 pts (3-3 FG, 0-2 FT)#23 Brian Green – 18 pts (5-7 FG, 4-5 3FG, 4-5 FT)#24 Tyler Newbold – 4 pts (2-3 FG, 0-1 3FG)#31 Ben Clifford – 2 pts (1-2 FG)#33 Brad Brown – 2 pts (1-2 FG, 0-1 3FG)#35 Nate Bendall – 2 pts (1-2 FG)#42 Tai Wesley – 11 pts (5-5 FG, 1-2 FT)#44 Matt Formisano – 8 pts (4-6 FG)#45 Leland Miller – 0 pts -USU-

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