Utah State hosts Wyoming after Maldonado’s 20-point game

Wyoming Cowboys (5-10, 0-3 MWC) at Utah State Aggies (13-3, 2-1 MWC)

Logan, Utah; Tuesday, 10:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Wyoming faces the Utah State Aggies after Hunter Maldonado scored 20 points in Wyoming’s 80-75 loss to the San Diego State Aztecs.

The Aggies are 7-1 on their home court. Utah State averages 81.8 points while outscoring opponents by 11.2 points per game.

The Cowboys are 0-3 in conference play. Wyoming ranks ninth in the MWC with 6.5 offensive rebounds per game led by Hunter Thompson averaging 1.4.

The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Steven Ashworth is averaging 16.1 points and 4.1 assists for the Aggies. Taylor Funk is averaging 12.8 points and 5.3 rebounds over the past 10 games for Utah State.

Noah Reynolds is scoring 14.3 points per game and averaging 2.2 rebounds for the Cowboys. Maldonado is averaging 12.1 points and 4.2 rebounds over the last 10 games for Wyoming.

LAST 10 GAMES: Aggies: 7-3, averaging 78.2 points, 31.3 rebounds, 15.0 assists, 4.7 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.1 points per game.

Cowboys: 2-8, averaging 68.0 points, 27.8 rebounds, 11.1 assists, 4.3 steals and 1.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 70.1 points.


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