LOGAN, Utah -- TeNale Roland came off the bench to score 20 points and help Utah State defeat San Jose State 86-67 on Saturday night.
Utah State went 6-0 early then lost the lead on a pair of 3-pointers by the Trojans' Jalen James and Devante Wilson with five minutes left before the break. A Spencer Butterfield 3-pointer in the final minutes of the first helped the Aggies back to a one-point advantage, 30-29, at halftime.
Roland hit back-to-back 3-pointers midway through the second period to extend Utah State's advantage to seven. Then a 19-9 Aggie run in the final six minutes put the game out of reach of the Trojans (6-8, 0-2).
Rashad Muhammad led San Jose State with 17 points.
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Former Duke guard Derryck Thornton announced he will transfer to USC. The one-time highly touted recruit will have three seasons to play for the Trojans after sitting out next season.
After losing six players this spring, Michigan State could lose at least five after next season. The Spartans will look to reload in the frontcourt.