LOGAN -- Utah State is off to just its third 12-1 basketball start in school history, winning its 11th game in a row with a 75-66 victory over Seattle on Thursday.
Now the Aggies, 3-0 in WAC play, host Idaho at
7 p.m. at the Smith Spectrum.
Against Seattle, Utah State cooled off from its torrid shooting pace, but came from bhind to win the game.
USU is led by junior guard Preston Medlin with 15.3 points per game, adding 3.7 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. On Thursday against Seattle, Medlin scored in double figures for the fifth-straight game with 18 points. Junior forward Jarred Shaw is averaging nearly a double-double with 12.8 points and 8.3 rebounds per game, adding 1.4 blocks per game as well. Senior forward Kyisean Reed is the third Aggie averaging in double-figures, posting 12.3 ppg, pulling down 6.9 rpg as well to go with 1.6 blocks per game.
Reed registered 20 points and 10 rebounds against Seattle.
The Vandals won at San Jose State, 64-55, Thursday night for Idaho's second win in a row, third in the last four and fifth in the last seven games, improving to 6-6 overall and Idaho is 2-0 in WAC play.
In Thursday's win at SJSU, senior center Kyle Barone posted his third straight double-double and fifth of the season with 16 points and a game-high 13 rebounds.
* UTAH AT ARIZONA: The young Utah Utes will have their hands full this afternoon, taking on No. 3 ranked Arizona at McKale Center.
Offensively, Utah is second in the Pac-12 with an average of 1.13 points per shot. The Utes also rank seventh nationally, tops in the Pac-12, in assisted basket percentage (65.0 percent) and in the top nationally at the stripe (76.4 percent)
Utah dropped its Pac-12 opener at Arizona State on Wednesday in overtime, 55-54.
Jason Washburn finished with season-highs in points (19) and blocks (4) while also grabbing a career-best 18 rebounds.
Arizona is undefeated this year, and is one of the top 10 teams in the nation in points per shot (1.2) and true shooting percentage (60.1).
* BYU AT SAN FRANCISCO: The BYU Cougars will look for their first WCC road win tonight, playing at San Francisco.
The Cougars (11-4) played their best defensive game of the season against Loyola Marymount on Thursday limiting the Lions to 51 points and 30.8 percent shooting -- both season bests for the Cougars, in the 92-51 win. Matt Carlino led the way with 21 points and five assists.
The Dons dropped their WCC opener to Santa Clara, 74-69, and have lost six of eight. Three USF players scored in double figures, led by Cole Dickerson, who finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
San Francisco is 5-1 at home.