Jared Quayle added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Aggies (21-6, 11-2 Western Athletic Conference), and Nate Bendall had 11 points, including a critical putback after a missed free throw with 30 seconds remaining.
There were six lead changes and three ties in the second half after Louisiana Tech took its first advantage, 37-36 with 16:10 to play. The Bulldogs led by as many as three before Williams scored nine consecutive points for Utah State to give the Aggies a 54-52 lead with 4:09 to play.
Bendall had a dunk, a putback and a free throw in the final 90 seconds to seal the win.
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