2016–17 Utah State Aggies men's basketball team

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2016–17 Utah State Aggies men's basketball
Utah State Aggies logo.svg
ConferenceMountain West Conference
2016–17 record14–17 (7–11 MW)
Head coachTim Duryea (2nd season)
Assistant coachChris Jones
Assistant coachTarvish Felton
Assistant coachLouis Wilson
Home arenaSmith Spectrum
Seasons
2016–17 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Nevada 14 4   .778     28 7   .800
Colorado State 13 5   .722     24 12   .667
Boise State 12 6   .667     20 12   .625
Fresno State 11 7   .611     20 13   .606
New Mexico 10 8   .556     17 14   .548
San Diego State 9 9   .500     19 14   .576
Wyoming 8 10   .444     23 15   .605
San Jose State 7 11   .389     14 16   .467
Utah State 7 11   .389     14 17   .452
Air Force 4 14   .222     12 21   .364
UNLV 4 14   .222     11 21   .344
2017 MW Tournament winner

The 2016–17 Utah State Aggies men's basketball team represented Utah State University in the 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. This was head coach Tim Duryea's second season at Utah State. The Aggies played their home games at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan, Utah as members of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 14–17, 7–11 in Mountain West play to finish in tie for eighth place. They defeated San Jose State in the first round of the Mountain West Tournament to advance to the quarterfinals where they lost to Nevada.

Previous season[edit]

The Aggies finished the 2015–16 season 16–15, 7–11 in Mountain West play to finish in a tie for eighth place. They defeated Wyoming to advance to the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Tournament where they lost to San Diego State.

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Trace Cureton 0 G/F 6'4" 185 Senior Indianapolis, IN Graduated
Darius Perkins 2 G 6'1" 200 Senior Fort Myers, FL Graduated
Lew Evans 12 F 6'6" 235 RS Junior Salt Lake City, UT Graduated transferred to Tennessee
David Collette 13 F 6'8" 220 Junior Murray, UT Transferred to Utah
Henry Bolton 20 G 6'3" 190 Sophomore Portsmouth, RI Transferred to USC Aiken
Jake Miles 21 G 6'2" 180 Freshman Morgan, UT Walk-on; didn't return
John Middleton 24 G 6'4" 215 Freshman Atlantic City, NJ Walk-on; transferred to Valparaiso
Grayson Moore 32 G 6'7" 200 RS Senior North Logan, UT Graduated
Chris Smith 34 G 6'4" 210 Senior Sacramento, CA Graduated
Elston Jones 50 F 6'9" 240 Sophomore Goodyear, AZ Transferred to UC Irvine

Incoming Transfers[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Ngor Barnaba 13 F 6'9" 225 Junior Dražkovce, Slovakia Junior college transferred from Missouri–West Plains.
Norbert Janicek 15 C 6'11" 230 Sophomore Dražkovce, Slovakia Junior college transferred from Snow College.

Recruiting[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Koby McEwen
#21 PG
Toronto, ON Wasatch Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sep 7, 2015 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 80
Daron Henson
#61 PF
Los Angeles, CA Cathedral High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Oct 16, 2015 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 73
Klay Stall
#66 PF
Chandler, AZ Basha High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Aug 7, 2015 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 70
Diogo Brito
SG
Grundy, VA Mountain Mission School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) May 14, 2016 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout:   Rivals:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2016 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2016-07-05.

Roster[edit]

[1]

2016–17 Utah State Aggies men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Shane Rector 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr South Kent School
Miami Dade College
Bronx, NY
G 1 Koby McEwen 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Wasatch Academy Toronto, ON
F 2 Klay Stall 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Basha HS Chandler, AZ
G 3 Sam Merrell (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Fr Bountiful HS Bountiful, UT
G 5 Julion Pearre 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr McKinney North HS McKinney, TX
F 10 Quinn Taylor 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS So Langham Creek Houston, TX
F 11 Alexis Dargenton 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS So Laramie County CC Fort-de-France, Martinique
F 13 Ngor Barnaba 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr John Marshall HS
Missouri–West Plains
Rochester, MN
G/F 14 Jalen Moore 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sr Sky View Smithfield, UT
F 15 Norbert Janicek 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) So Canarias Basketball Academy
Snow College
Dražkovce, Slovakia
G/F 23 Daron Henson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Cathedral HS Los Angeles, CA
G 24 Diogo Brito 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Mountain Mission HS Portugal
G 25 Connor Garner 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Declo HS Raft River, ID
G 30 Abel Porter (W) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Davis HS Farmington, UT
F 32 Trevin Dorius (W) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Wasatch HS Heber City, UT
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/04/2016*
7:00 PM
Southern Virginia W 83–55 
Smith Spectrum (5,710)
Logan, UT
11/16/2016*
7:00 PM
Bristol (CA) W 96–53 
Smith Spectrum (8,264)
Logan, UT
Non-conference regular season
11/11/2016*
8:00 PM
at UC Irvine W 72–56  1–0
Bren Events Center (1,883)
Irvine, CA
11/14/2016*
7:00 PM
NJIT
Cancún Challenge
W 93–84  2–0
Smith Spectrum (8,584)
Logan, UT
11/19/2016*
7:00 PM
Idaho State
Cancún Challenge
W 85–51  3–0
Smith Spectrum (8,923)
Logan, UT
11/22/2016*
6:30 PM, CBSSN
vs. No. 17 Purdue
Cancún Challenge semifinals
L 64–85  3–1
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya (1,610)
Cancún, Mexico
11/23/2016*
4:00 PM, CBSSN
vs. Texas Tech
Cancún Challenge 3rd place game
L 51–75  3–2
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya (1,610)
Cancún, Mexico
11/30/2016*
7:00 PM, BYUtv
vs. BYU
Old Oquirrh Bucket
L 63–77  3–3
Vivint Smart Home Arena (12,187)
Salt Lake City, UT
12/03/2016*
7:00 PM
Indiana State
MW–MVC Challenge
L 61–62  3–4
Smith Spectrum (7,064)
Logan, UT
12/06/2016*
7:00 PM
Great Falls W 84–51  4–4
Smith Spectrum (5,932)
Logan, UT
12/10/2016*
7:00 PM
at Utah Valley
Old Oquirrh Bucket
W 80–79 OT 5–4
UCCU Center (6,792)
Orem, UT
12/19/2016*
7:00 PM
New Orleans W 76–66  6–4
Smith Spectrum (5,825)
Logan, UT
12/21/2016*
7:00 PM
Weber State
Old Oquirrh Bucket
L 71–77  6–5
Smith Spectrum (6,270)
Logan, UT
Mountain West regular season
12/28/2016
7:00 PM, RTUT
Boise State L 80–83  6–6
(0–1)
Smith Spectrum (7,227)
Logan, UT
12/31/2016
12:00 PM, RTUT
at Air Force L 73–78  6–7
(0–2)
Clune Arena (1,143)
Colorado Springs, CO
01/04/2017
9:00 PM, ESPNU
New Mexico W 79–75  7–7
(1–2)
Smith Spectrum (3,897)
Logan, UT
01/07/2017
4:00 PM, CBSSN
UNLV W 79–63  8–7
(2–2)
Smith Spectrum (6,080)
Logan, UT
01/11/2017
7:00 PM, RTUT
at Wyoming L 87–95  8–8
(2–3)
Arena-Auditorium (4,547)
Laramie, WY
01/14/2017
8:00 PM, ESPN3
at San Diego State L 55–74  8–9
(2–4)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
01/21/2017
7:00 PM, MWN
Colorado State L 56–64  8–10
(2–5)
Smith Spectrum (8,854)
Logan, UT
01/25/2017
9:00 PM, ESPNU
at New Mexico L 61–74  8–11
(2–6)
The Pit (10,698)
Albuquerque, NM
01/28/2017
7:00 PM
Fresno State W 78–65  9–11
(3–6)
Smith Spectrum (6,835)
Logan, UT
02/01/2017
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Nevada W 74–57  10–11
(4–6)
Smith Spectrum (6,122)
Logan, UT
02/04/2017
6:00 PM, ESPN3
at Boise State L 70–72  10–12
(4–7)
Taco Bell Arena (7,560)
Boise, ID
02/07/2017
7:00 PM
at Colorado State L 52–69  10–13
(4–8)
Moby Arena (2,763)
Fort Collins, CO
02/11/2017
7:00 PM
Wyoming W 81–74  11–13
(5–8)
Smith Spectrum (7,027)
Logan, UT
02/15/2017
8:00 PM, CBSSN
San Diego State L 62–66  11–14
(5–9)
Smith Spectrum (6,427)
Logan, UT
02/18/2017
6:00 PM, ESPN3
at Nevada L 66–77  11–15
(5–10)
Lawlor Events Center (10,336)
Reno, NV
02/22/2017
8:00 PM
at San Jose State W 81–75  12–15
(6–10)
Event Center Arena (2,316)
San Jose, CA
02/25/2017
7:00 PM, RTUT
Air Force W 89–58  13–15
(7–10)
Smith Spectrum (8,015)
Logan, UT
03/01/2017
9:00 PM, ESPNU
at UNLV L 59–66  13–16
(7–11)
Thomas & Mack Center (9,931)
Paradise, NV
Mountain West Tournament
03/08/2017
12:00 PM, MWN
(8) vs. (9) San Jose State
First round
W 90–64  14–16
Thomas & Mack Center (4,979)
Paradise, NV
03/09/2017
1:00 PM, CBSSN
(8) vs. (1) Nevada
Quarterfinals
L 69–83  14–17
Thomas & Mack Center (5,866)
Paradise, NV
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Mountain Source[2].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Utah State 2016–17 roster". UtahStateAggies.com.
  2. ^ "Utah State 2016–17 schedule". UtahStateAggies.com.