box score Colorado Springs, Colorado – Utah State women’s basketball returned from double-digit results to take the lead in the third quarter, but was unable to maintain its advantage in a 77-63 loss to the Air Force at Clune Arena on Thursday.
The Falcons took a 16-4 lead with three minutes left in the first quarter before the Aggies extended into the second frame on a 19-7 run to tie the game at 23.freshman guard Natalie Frehleymade her first career start and made one 3-pointer to kickstart the run and junior guard Kinley Falslev Wicker USU drained two 3-pointers in the second quarter to help catch up to the Falcons. I could not do it.
The Aggies scored the first four points of the second half to take their first lead of the game at 36–35. After the Falcons regained his 8-point lead, Utah State responded with his 14-for-2 run to take the biggest lead of the game at 50-for-46. This time, however, it was Air Force who regained control as he responded with a 14-for-3 run early in the fourth quarter. The Falcons pushed their advantage into double digits with less than six minutes remaining, preventing an Aggie comeback in the final minutes.
Carvalho led USU with 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting. Asha Klopfenstein With two thefts each.forward graduation Prima Shellis Added 12 points, 4 rebounds and 1 block.forward graduation Abbie Wall He narrowly missed double-digit scoring with nine points and tied for a team-leading six rebounds alongside a junior guard. Olivia WixstromUtah State outscored the Air Force 37-32 in rebounds that night and maintained a 30-14 advantage in paint points.
Utah (3-9, 0-1 MW) continues MW play in the home conference opener on Saturday, December 31 at 5:00 PM MT, ahead of San Diego State (10-3, 0-0 MW). will play against
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