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.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.