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Queta, Utah State too much for Nevada Wolf Pack

The Associated Press
Nevada guard Jalen Harris (2) grabs a rebound against Utah State guards Diogo Brito (24), Sam Merrill (5), and Sean Bairstow (2) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Logan, Utah. (Eli Lucero/Herald Journal via AP)
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LOGAN, Utah — Neemias Queta had 19 points to lead five Utah State players in double figures as the Aggies defeated Nevada 80-70 on Saturday night.

Sam Merrill and Diogo Brito added 12 points apiece for Utah State while Brock Miller chipped in 11 points and Abel Porter had 10. Merrill also had eight rebounds and eight assists and Brito posted six rebounds.

Jalen Harris tied a career high with 31 points for the Wolf Pack (10-7, 3-2 Mountain West Conference). Jazz Johnson added 18 points. Lindsey Drew had seven rebounds.

Utah State (14-5, 3-3) plays Boise State on the road next Saturday. Nevada faces Wyoming at home on Tuesday.