Ashworth’s 27 lead Utah State past UNLV 91-66

The Aggies improve to 23-7 on the season.

(Steve Marcus | Las Vegas Sun via AP) UNLV guard Luis Rodriguez (15) reacts after a foul by Utah State guard Sean Bairstow (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 1, 2023, in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas • Steven Ashworth had 27 points in Utah State’s 91-66 victory against UNLV on Wednesday.

Ashworth added seven assists and three steals for the Aggies (23-7, 12-5 Mountain West Conference). Max Shulga scored 19 points and added five rebounds. Daniel Akin was 5 of 5 shooting and 3 of 5 from the free throw line to finish with 13 points.

Elijah Harkless finished with 20 points for the Rebels (17-12, 6-11). UNLV also got 10 points, nine rebounds and two steals from Shane Nowell.


Both teams next play Saturday. Utah State hosts Boise State while UNLV visits Nevada.