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The battle between San Diego State and Utah State didnt turn out to be much of a battle at all as Utah State was handed a 73-39 defeat on Thursday at Thomas & Mack Center.
San Diego State was an 8.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
San Diego State got 15 points from Xavier Thames and another 13 points from Winston Shepard. Xavier Thames contributed 7 assists, while Josh Davis cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Utah State got 14 points from Jarred Shaw in a losing cause and another 5 points from Jalen Moore. Preston Medlin contributed 2 assists for them, while Kyle Davis had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed San Diego State were victorious, as the score was 36-15 at the break.
The rebound battle favored San Diego State as they grabbed 35 boards, while Utah State only had 27.