2011–12 Utah State Aggies men's basketball team

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2011–12 Utah State Aggies men's basketball
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CIT, Runner Up
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
2011–12 record21–16 (8–6 WAC)
Head coachStew Morrill
Assistant coachTim Duryea
Assistant coachChris Jones
Assistant coachTarvish Felton
Home arenaSmith Spectrum
Seasons
2011–12 WAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Nevada 13 1   .929     28 7   .800
New Mexico State 10 4   .714     26 10   .722
Idaho 9 5   .643     19 14   .576
Utah State 8 6   .571     21 16   .568
Louisiana Tech 6 8   .429     18 16   .529
Hawaii 6 8   .429     16 16   .500
Fresno State 3 11   .214     13 20   .394
San Jose State 1 13   .071     9 22   .290
2012 WAC Tournament winner
As of March 28, 2012/FINAL 2011–12 STANDINGS; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Utah State Aggies men's basketball team represented Utah State University in the 2011–12 college basketball season. This was head coach Stew Morrill's fourteenth season at Utah State. The Aggies played their home games at the Smith Spectrum and are members of the Western Athletic Conference. They finished the season 21–16, 8–6 in WAC play to finish in fourth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the WAC Basketball Tournament to Louisiana Tech. They were invited to the 2012 CollegeInsider.com Tournament where they defeated Cal State Bakersfield, Idaho, Loyola Marymount and Oakland to advance to the championship game where they fell to Mercer.

Roster[edit]

[1]

2011–12 Utah State Aggies men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Brockeith Payne 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Dallas Carter
Midland College
Dallas, TX
F 1 Ben Clifford 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Fr Bingham South Jordan, UT
G 3 Sam Orchard 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Highland Salt Lake City, UT
G 5 Steve Thornton 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Golden Valley
Stoneridge Prep
Valencia, CA
G/F 11 Adam Thoseby 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr under 18 Reading Rockets
Maine Central Institute
Henley-on-Thames, England
G/F 12 Danny Berger 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So North Medford
Chemeketa Community College
Medford, OR
G 13 Preston Medlin 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 175 lb (79 kg) RS So Hebron Carrollton, TX
G 14 E.J. Farris 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Newark Memorial
College of the Sequoias
Newark, CA
F 15 Mitch Brunell 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Eagle
College of Southern Idaho
Eagle, ID
F 21 Morgan Grim 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Sr Riverton
Utah
Riverton, UT
F 22 Brady Jardine Injured 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sr Twin Falls Twin Falls, ID
G 24 Antonio Bumpus 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) RS Jr Eastmoor Academy
Harcum College
Columbus, OH
C 25 Jordan Stone 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 270 lb (122 kg) Fr Sky View Smithfield, UT
F 30 David Collette 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Fr Murray Murray, UT
G 34 Kyisean Reed 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Highland
Antelope Valley College
Palmdale, CA
F 40 Igor Premasunac 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Jr School of Economics
Lon Morris College
Zagreb, Croatia
F/C 44 Jarred Shaw 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr Dallas Carter
Oklahoma State
Dallas, TX
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Schedule[edit]

[2]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
10/28/11*
7:00 PM
UC San Diego W 74–42  NA
Smith Spectrum (9,519[3])
Logan, UT
11/05/11*
4:00 PM
Adams State W 73–63  NA
Smith Spectrum (7,331[4])
Logan, UT
Regular Season
11/11/11*
7:00 PM, KCSG/ESPN3 [5][6]
BYU W 69–62  1–0
Smith Spectrum (10,270 [7])
Logan, UT
11/15/11*
7:00 PM
at Weber State L 63–73  1–1
Dee Events Center (9,359 [8])
Ogden, UT
11/19/11*
7:00 PM, KCSG/ESPN3
Southern Utah W 65–62  2–1
Smith Spectrum (10,068 [9])
Logan, UT
11/22/11*
6:00 PM
at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi L 55–58 OT 2–2
American Bank Center (1,382 [10])
Corpus Christi, TX
11/26/11*
7:00 PM, KCSG/ESPN3
at Idaho State W 75–62  3–2
Holt Arena (2,545 [11])
Pocatello, ID
11/30/11*
7:00 PM, KCSG/ESPN3
Denver L 54–67  3–3
Smith Spectrum (10,056 [12])
Logan, UT
12/03/11*
8:00 PM
at Pacific L 57–65  3–4
Alex G. Spanos Center (2,316 [13])
Stockton, CA
12/06/11*
7:00 PM, KCSG/ESPN3
Utah Valley W 63–54  4–4
Smith Spectrum (10,141 [14])
Logan, UT
12/10/11*
6:00 PM
at Wichita State L 76–83  4–5
Charles Koch Arena (10,386 [15])
Wichita, KS
12/17/11*
7:00 PM, KMYU/ESPN3
Seattle W 78–53  5–5
Smith Spectrum (9,337 [16])
Logan, UT
12/20/11*
8:00 PM
UT-Arlington
Athletes in Action Basketball Classic
W 73–69  6–5
Smith Spectrum (9,666 [17])
Logan, UT
12/21/11*
8:00 PM
Saint Peter's
Athletes in Action Basketball Classic
W 72–47  7–5
Smith Spectrum (9,959 [18])
Logan, UT
12/22/11*
8:00 PM
Kent State
Athletes in Action Basketball Classic
W 81–62  8–5
Smith Spectrum (10,059 [19])
Logan, UT
12/31/11*
12:00 PM
at No. 15 Mississippi State L 64–66  8–6
Humphrey Coliseum (7,385 [20])
Starkville, MS
01/05/12
7:00 PM, WAC Sports Network/ESPN3 [21]
Fresno State W 72–53  9–6
(1–0)
Smith Spectrum (9,010 [22])
Logan, UT
01/07/12
7:00 PM, WAC Sports Network/ESPN3
Nevada L 71–78  9–7
(1–1)
Smith Spectrum (10,270 [23])
Logan, UT
01/12/12
7:00 PM, KMYU/ESPN3
at New Mexico State L 60–80  9–8
(1–2)
Pan American Center (5,214 [24])
Las Cruces, NM
01/14/12
7:00 PM
at Louisiana Tech W 69–65  10–8
(2–2)
Thomas Assembly Center (4,099 [25])
Ruston, LA
01/19/12*
8:00 PM
at Seattle L 66–73  10–9
KeyArena (2,510 [26])
Seattle, WA
01/21/12
8:00 PM
at Idaho L 54–57  10–10
(2–3)
Cowan Spectrum (2,359 [27])
Moscow, ID
01/26/12
7:00 PM, ESPN+/Altitude
Hawaiʻi W 77–72  11–10
(3–3)
Smith Spectrum (9,870)
Logan, UT
01/28/12
7:00 PM, KMYU/ESPN3
San Jose State W 82–65  12–10
(4–3)
Smith Spectrum (10,270)
Logan, UT
02/02/12
8:00 PM
at Nevada L 52–53  12–11
(4–4)
Lawlor Events Center (9,988)
Reno, NV
02/04/12
8:00 PM
at Fresno State L 54–60  12–12
(4–5)
Save Mart Center (7,590)
Fresno, CA
02/09/12
7:00 PM, ESPN+/Altitude
Louisiana Tech W 77–63  13–12
(5–5)
Smith Spectrum (9,643)
Logan, UT
02/11/12
1:00 PM, ESPN2
New Mexico State L 69–80  13–13
(5–6)
Smith Spectrum (10,067)
Logan, UT
02/14/12*
7:00 PM
Montana Tech W 70–58  14–13
Smith Spectrum (9,657)
Logan, UT
02/18/12*
7:00 PM, KMYU/ESPN3
UC Santa Barbara
ESPNU BracketBusters
L 64–72  14–14
Smith Spectrum (10,048)
Logan, UT
02/24/12
7:00 PM, KMYU/ESPN3
Idaho W 67–50  15–14
(6–6)
Smith Spectrum (10,178)
Logan, UT
03/01/12
8:00 PM
at San Jose State W 71–61  16–14
(7–6)
The Event Center Arena (1,563)
San Jose, CA
03/03/12
10:00 PM, OC Sports
at Hawaiʻi W 61–60  17–14
(8–6)
Stan Sheriff Center (8,192)
Honolulu, HI
WAC Tournament
03/08/12
9:30 PM
vs. Louisiana Tech
Quarterfinals
L 70–72  17–15
Orleans Arena (1,823)
Las Vegas, NV
2012 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament
03/14/12*
8:00 PM
Cal State Bakersfield
First Round
W 75–69  18–15
Smith Spectrum (2,141)
Logan, UT
03/17/12*
7:00 PM
Idaho
Second Round
W 76–56  19–15
Smith Spectrum (2,430)
Logan, UT
03/21/12*
7:00 PM
Loyola Marymount
Quarterfinals
W 77–69  20–15
Smith Spectrum (3,546)
Logan, UT
03/25/12*
4:00 PM
Oakland
Semifinals
W 105–81  21–15
Smith Spectrum (2,092)
Logan, UT
03/28/12*
7:00 PM, FCS Central
Mercer
Championship Game
L 67–70  21–16
Smith Spectrum (6,154)
Logan, UT
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Mountain Time.

References[edit]

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