Utah State 82, Boise State 78

Key stretch: After Boise State got within a point at 61-60 with 5:34 left, the Aggies scored eight straight points to get some breathing room.

Key stat: The Aggies shot 54 percent from the field.

Top performance: USU's Jaycee Carroll scored 29 points and made five 3-pointers.

Overall record: 13-5

Conference record: 3-0

Up next: vs. Idaho, Saturday at 7 p.m.