Akin scores 19, Utah State knocks off San Francisco 82-64

Dec 4, 2022, 6:40 AM | Updated: 8:49 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Daniel Akin scored 19 points off of the bench to help lead Utah State past San Francisco 82-64 on Sunday night.

Akin shot 8 of 10 from the field and 3 for 5 from the line for the Aggies (7-0). Max Shulga scored 16 points and added six rebounds. Taylor Funk recorded 13 points and shot 4 for 14 (2 for 7 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line. The Aggies picked up their seventh straight victory.

Tyrell Roberts led the way for the Dons (7-2) with 18 points. Marcus Williams added 13 points for San Francisco. Zane Meeks also had 11 points.

Utah State entered halftime up 44-30. Akin paced the team in scoring in the first half with 11 points. Utah State outscored San Francisco by four points over the final half, while Steven Ashworth led the way with a team-high nine second-half points.

___

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

AP

Scott McLaughlin, left, of New Zealand and Josef Newgarden look over a monitor in their pit stall d...
Associated Press

Bus Bros. have early disappointment at Rolex 24 at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Bus Bros. of IndyCar were quickly knocked out of contention in their debut Rolex 24 at Daytona because of a very early issue with their Tower Motorsports entry. John Farano, owner of the car, hired IndyCar stars Josef Newgarden and Scott McLaughlin, as well as rising talent Kyffin Simpson, […]
2 days ago
FILE - Portland Thorns FC players celebrates with the trophy after winning the NWSL championship so...
Associated Press

Report: NWSL to expand in Boston, Utah and California

The National Women’s Soccer League is close to expanding by three teams, which will be in Boston, Utah and the San Francisco area, according to a Friday report in the Wall Street Journal. The women’s pro league previously indicated it would add at least two teams by 2024. The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources, […]
2 days ago
Auburn guard Tre Donaldson (3) is defended by West Virginia guard Erik Stevenson during the first h...
Associated Press

Stevenson’s 31 leads West Virginia over No. 15 Auburn

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Erik Stevenson scored a career-high 31 points and West Virginia withstood a furious late rally from No. 15 Auburn to beat the Tigers 80-77 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge on Saturday. The Mountaineers (13-8) have won two straight for the first time in a month and now head into the teeth […]
2 days ago
FILE - Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9), wide receiver Tee Higgins (85) and Cincinnati...
Associated Press

Bengals powered by 3 young stars: Burrow, Chase, Higgins

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow says the Cincinnati Bengals’ championship window should stay open for years. “The window is my whole career,” the franchise quarterback said matter-of-factly after the Bengals clinched their second straight AFC North title. His confidence is understandable given the offensive weapons available: Receivers Ja’Marr Chase and Tee Higgins have gained 1,000 […]
2 days ago
San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans speaks at a news conference before an NFL fo...
Associated Press

NFC title game a Philly reunion for 49ers DC DeMeco Ryans

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — DeMeco Ryans’ influence on the NFC championship runs through both locker rooms. Ryans finished his playing career as a linebacker for Philadelphia, earning the nickname “Mufasa” (from “The Lion King”) for the leadership skills that he taught the handful of teammates still on the Eagles that have been carried forward […]
2 days ago
FILE - Alex Hall of the United States, checks the score following his run in the slopestyle finals,...
Associated Press

Winter X daredevils ride fine line between height, happiness

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Freestyle skier Alex Hall’s happy place this winter has been sliding down hand rails outside of offices and schools all over Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and other midwestern spots. The steeper and twistier, the better. Last winter, he found happiness at the Beijing Olympics on a run that nobody mistook for […]
2 days ago
Akin scores 19, Utah State knocks off San Francisco 82-64