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The 980 fans in attendance at Strahan Coliseum Thursday night received a glimpse of the state of play in Western Athletic Conference (WAC) women’s basketball this season.

Utah State scored the first nine points and trounced Texas State, 73-56. The result enabled Utah State to move into a first-place tie in the WAC with Seattle at 14-3 in the league and 17-11 overall. The same result dropped Texas State into the WAC basement at 3-14 in the league and 9-19 overall.

Utah State made 47.5 percent of its field goal attempts (19 of 61), compared with 27.7 percent for Texas State (18 of 65).

Utah State’s Devyn Christensen led all scorers with 24 points. Diamond Ford led Texas State with 15 points.

The Bobcats will close out their regular season today at Strahan Coliseum (2 p.m.) against San Jose State.

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