Texas-Arlington (9-8, 4-4 WAC) outscored the Aggies 24-14 inside the paint, shot an even 40 percent from the floor and was 25 of 34 from the free-throw line.
The Aggies hit 10 3-pointers in the contest but committed 17 turnovers. Spencer Butterfield had 23 points, including four 3-pointers, grabbed 11 rebounds and had three assists to lead Utah State (14-4, 5-3). Ben Clifford had 12 points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots.
Greg Gainey had 10 points and eight rebounds for Texas-Arlington. Shaq White-Miller scored 11 points and was 8 for 9 from the free-throw line, and added four assists and three steals.
Texas-Arlington had lost five of its last seven games until the victory over the Aggies.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.