Utah State vs. Texas-Arlington: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Utah State vs. Texas-Arlington: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Utah State 78
(21-10, 7-6 away)
Texas-Arlington 83
(18-12, 8-7 home)
Venue: Orleans Arena
11:30PM ET / 8:30PM PT, March 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Utah State 29 49 78
Texas-Arlington 40 43 83
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Utah State J Shaw 20 J Shaw 9 M Davis 5
Texas-Arlington K Butler 23 K Butler 5 C Catlett 7

On Thursday, Mar. 14, Utah State lost to Texas-Arlington 83-78 in the quarterfinals of the WAC Tournament. The Aggies are now 0-3 against Texas-Arlington this season. Spencer Butterfield put up 19 points and six rebounds for the Aggies. Jarred Shaw had a team-high 20 points and added nine rebounds. Kevin Butler got a game-high 23 points and five rebounds for the Mavericks.

Utah State Game Notes

  • The last time USU started the season 21-10 was 2006.
  • The Aggies have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Utah State is 26-21 in close games.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 51.7 percent or better this season, Utah State has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • The Aggies have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 15 games.
  • The top two scorers (Jarred Shaw and Spencer Butterfield) accounted for 50.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jarred Shaw and Spencer Butterfield) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jarred Shaw has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 16 times in 31 games this season.
  • Spencer Butterfield has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Jarred Shaw's career.
  • Jarred Shaw has 13 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Marcel Davis.
  • Ben Clifford has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Ben Clifford had a career high with four three-pointers.

Texas-Arlington Game Notes

  • The Mavericks won this one, but have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Texas-Arlington is 31-33 in close games.
  • Karol Gruszecki recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 16.
  • The top two scorers (Kevin Butler and Karol Gruszecki) accounted for 48.1 percent of the points.
  • Kevin Butler has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding four times in 30 games this season.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Kevin Butler's career.
  • Kevin Butler set career highs with 23 points and eight field goals made.
  • Karol Gruszecki has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Cameron Catlett set a career high with seven assists.
USU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AS. Butterfield381961010
AJarred Shaw352090000
B-TeNale Roland331641105
C+Ben Clifford261631005
CMarcel Davis29415103
CMarvin Jean20122101
CJordan Stone18220000
UTA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kevin Butler322350300
ACameron Catlett251217100
B+Karol Gruszecki271732101
BBrandon Edwards19451000
BJordan Reves291240213
B-S. White-Miller25325000
B-Jamel Outler14520000
C+Drew Charles13322102
CGreg Gainey16420000

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