San Diego State vs. Utah State Prediction, Online Live Stream

    San Diego State vs. Utah State prediction and online live stream information for Thursday's Mountain West Tournament quarterfinal matchup between the Aztecs and Aggies.

    March 10, 2016

    San Diego State vs. Utah State prediction and online live stream information for Wednesday’s Mountain West Tournament game.


    The No. 1 seed San Diego State Aztecs will take on the No. 9 seed Utah State Aggies on Thursday in the second round of the 2016 Mountain West Tournament in Las Vegas.

    The Aztecs (23-8, 16-2 MW) are fresh off their first round bye after locking up the Mountain West Conference regular-season title and are looking for their first conference tournament championship since 2011. San Diego State capped the regular season winning five of their last six games, including a 92-56 drubbing of UNLV last time out. The Aztecs’ recipe for success involved hitting a season-high 13 three-pointers and dominating the glass on both ends, ending the night with a 52-36 advantage on the boards. Trey Kell and Winston Shepard had a team-high 18 points each.

    The Aggies (16-14, 7-11 MW) are coming off an 88-70 win over the No. 8 seed Wyoming Cowboys in the first round of the Mountain West Tournament. Utah State shot well from deep, burying 11 three-pointers on the night at a 44 percent clip. The Aggies put full effort in controlling the glass, ending the night plus-12 in the rebounding margin. Utah State had two players finish with 20-point efforts in Shane Rector (24) and Chris Smith (20), while Jalen Moore posted a 19-point, nine-rebound performance.

    Thursday’s quarterfinal matchup between San Diego State and Utah State will be the third meeting between the two this season. The Aztecs will look to sweep the season set, having won,  70-67, on Jan. 2 and, 70-55, on Jan. 23.

    Below is everything you need to know about the matchup, including the Colorado State vs. San Jose State prediction, online live stream, and game notes.


    Live Stream, Game Broadcast Info

  1. Venue: Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV.
  2. Date: Thursday, Mar. 10
  3. Tipoff Time: 3:00 p.m. EST
  4. National TV: CBS Sports Network
  5. San Diego State vs. Utah State Online Live Stream: No Live Stream Available, No Radio Live Stream Available

  6. Prediction

    The Aggies did a nice job shutting down a potent scorer in Josh Adams, but can they stop all the weapons the Aztecs have? That remains to be seen. Ultimately, San Diego State will prove why it was the best team the conference has to offer. It won’t allow Utah State to see the daylight it did on the perimeter in the first round. Expect Jeremy Hemsley, Trey Kell and Winston Shepard to put the ball in the basket with ease. The Aztecs will take the first step to a tournament championship.


    Prediction: San Diego State 82, Utah State 70


    Game Notes

  7. San Diego State is looking to advance to the semifinal round for the ninth straight season. The Aztecs are 11-5 all-time in the quarterfinal-round game, having won every quarterfinal contest since 2008.
  8. Utah State is now 16-4 on the season when leading at the half.
  9. Winston Shepard is the only player in school history and one of 16 active players nationally with 1,000 points, 600 rebounds and 250 assists.
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