Thompson was 8 of 9 from the field and had six assists and a team-high nine rebounds. Hubbard was 7 of 12 from the field, and Aird was 8 of 14.
There were eight ties in the first half, but Utah State led 31-27 at halftime and never trailed in the second half. Utah State shot 60.8 percent from the field for the game, while UMKC shot 51.9 percent. UMKS committed 14 turnovers, and Utah State made 25 points off of them.
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