LOGAN -- The Utah State Aggies continue Western Athletic Conference play at home against Nevada (11-3, 1-0) on Saturday, Jan. 7 atat 7 p.m. tonight at the Smith Spectrum.
Utah State is 9-6 on the season and 1-0 in Western Athletic Conference play following its 72-53 home win against Fresno State Thursday.
Utah State is averaging 67.8 points and shooting 47.8 percent from the field, 40.3 percent from 3-point range.
Nevada, picked to finish first in the WAC's preseason polls by its coaches and second by the media, is 11-3 on the season and 1-0 in WAC play following its 73-55 road win at Idaho .
The Wolf Pack are led by sophomore guard Deonte Burton who is averaging 14.9 points and 4.7 assists, and shooting 41.5 pe per game.
* BYU ENTERTAINS SAN FRANCICSO IN WCC PLAY: San Francisco opens up a challenging West Coast Conference road trip when it visits the Marriott Center today to meet Brigham Young. Tipoff is 4 p.m.
San Francisco posted its 10th non-conference win of the season with a 87-74 victory against Morgan State. Junior forward Perris Blackwell and senior forward Angelo Caloiaro scored a team-high 19 to lead USF.
BYU is 13-4 overall, 2-1 in West Coast Conference play.
Junior Brandon Davies had his fourth double-double of the season and fourth in three games with 15 points and 10 rebounds on Thursday in a win over Loyola Marymount. He is averaging 13.0 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.2 blocks and 1.3 steals.
* UTAH HOSTS HUSKIES: The Utah Utes, fresh off their first Pac-12 basketball win, host Washington at noon today at the Huntsman Center.
Utah's leading scorer is Josh "Jiggy" Watkins, at 15.5 points per game, which ranks sixth in the Pac-12 conference (including all games). He also tops the Utes in assists with 5.2 helpers per contest, which is second-best in the Pac-12.
Jason Washburn is Utah's top rebounder at 6.9 boards per game and second-leading scorer with 11.1 points per contest.
The Utes are coming off Thursday's thrilling 62-60 overtime victory over Washington State.
Washington's top scorer is Tony Wroten at 17.1 points per game, which ranks second in the Pac-12.