Merrill’s 23 lifts Utah St. over Lobos 91-83 in MWC tourney

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLAS VEGAS (AP) — Sam Merrill had 23 points as Utah State beat New Mexico 91-83 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament on Thursday night. Tags: Mountain West/Mountain West Tournament/Sam Merrill/Utah State Aggies Basketball The second-seeded Aggies will now play No. 3 seed Fresno State in the Mountain West semifinals Friday at 9:30 PM MDT in Las Vegas. Merrill shot 11 for 12 from the foul line. He added nine assists. Neemias Queta had 16 points and six blocks for Utah State (26-6). Justin Bean added 14 points and 15 rebounds. Diogo Brito had 14 points for Utah State. Written by Vance Jackson had 25 points for the Lobos (14-18). Corey Manigault added 16 points. Anthony Mathis had 14 points and five steals. March 14, 2019 /Sports News – Local Merrill’s 23 lifts Utah St. over Lobos 91-83 in MWC tourney Associated Presslast_img read more