Aimaq scores 20 to lead Utah Valley past Dixie State 79-71

OREM, Utah (AP) — Fardaws Aimaq had 20 points and 17 rebounds as Utah Valley topped Dixie State 79-71 on Saturday.

Connor Harding had 14 points for Utah Valley (11-4, 2-1 Western Athletic Conference). Blaze Nield added 13 points and six assists. Tim Fuller had 12 points.

Frank Staine had 15 points and five steals for the Trailblazers (7-9, 0-3), who have now lost four games in a row. Isaiah Pope added 13 points. Jacob Nicolds had 12 points.

Hunter Schofield, the Trailblazers’ second leading scorer heading into the contest at 13 points per game, shot only 14% in the game (1 of 7).

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