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Utah State vs. Boise State final score: Aggies pull off unthinkable

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Utah State topped Boise State on a game-winning three-pointer.

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The Utah State Aggies shot 53.3 percent from beyond the arc against Boise State, but one man, who has only made one three-pointer this season, made the most important shot of Utah State's season. David Collette attempted a shot well beyond the three-point line and buried it.

Collette finished the game with 13 points and four rebounds, but it could have very easily only been 10 points, and the Broncos walking away with their 11th win of the year. After moving into seventh place on the Boise State scoring list and adding 31 points against the Aggies, Derrick Marks missed the front end of a 1-and-1 which gave Utah State life.

Utah State looked comfortable in this game with a 10 point halftime lead and looked to hand Boise its third consecutive loss. The boys wearing Bronco blue must have had some halftime speech because they came out swinging, scoring the first 12 points on the second half giving them their first lead of the game.

Suddenly in a resurrected Taco Bell Arena, Boise State went scoreless for nearly the next eight minutes, giving the Aggies a 12-point lead along with a healthy dose of momentum. The Broncos showed the definition of shooting themselves in the foot. Boise State caught back up with Utah State, but the Aggies made only one of their final 11 shots.

After a missed 1-and-1 by Marks, Boise State could of put this one away, but with just eight seconds left it was time for the unimaginable. In front of a ruckus Broncos crowd. and ice in his veins, Collette stuck a dagger into the hearts of fans wearing royal blue everywhere as time expired. With a shocked Boise crowd, Aggie players mobbed David. Now 2-0 in Mountain West play, Utah State has momentum. With four players in double figures and shooting 8 of 15 from long range, Utah State is now riding a three-game winning streak and you better believe Aggie players are ready for their tip off against Fresno State on Jan. 7.