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San Diego State senior forward Winston Shepard scored a team-high 18 points and added six rebounds,  five assists and five steals in the team’s 70-67 win over Utah  State Saturday in Logan, Utah.

Shepard is just the third player for SDSU in the last 20 years to have at least 18 points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals in a game.

He also accomplished the feat in 2013 against the St. Katherine and the other to do so was Jamaal Franklin.

Utah State attempted 29 free throws on the night and shot at an 82.8 percent, which kept them within striking distance of the Aztecs.

“We found a way to win, and that is absolutely crucial. We had a 13-point lead in the first half, but we couldn’t keep Utah State off the free-throw line,” head coach Steve Fisher said. “We couldn’t keep them from driving and we gave up more free-throws than we have all year. To our credit, we had 16 offensive rebounds again, so we paid ourselves with interest from that standpoint.”

Sophomore guard Trey Kell and redshirt-freshman forward Zylan Cheatham each added 13 points in the contest and freshman guard Jeremy Hemsley added 10.

SDSU (9-6, 2-0 MW) come back home to play San Jose State at 7  p.m. on Jan. 6.