Utah State took a 44-34 lead with 8:29 to play when Danny Berger hit a 3-point shot from the corner. Daniel Bejarano then nailed two quick 3-pointers of his own to bring Colorado State as close as 44-40 with 7:58 remaining. Moments later, a Butterfield 3-pointer and free throw gave Utah State a 54-44 lead and the Aggies held on for the win.
Colorado State led for much of the first half, taking an 11-6 lead with 10:15 to play. Utah State took its first lead, 18-15, when Butterfield hit a 3-point shot with 3:54 in the half.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.