Brandon Mitchell scored a career-high 18 points for the Spartans.
Keith Fisher had career-highs of 15 points and 13 rebounds in the win.
Utah State outscored SJSU 59-33 including 28-8 in the paint.
The Spartans overcame a double-digit deficit for the fourth time this season.
Brown's game-winner gives SJSU four straight conference wins for the first time since 1996.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: Made his return to the basketball team on December 17 after spending the fall semester playing wide receiver for the Spartans football team ... Was a top-10 rebounder at the conclusion of Mountain West play in 2014-15 ... signed in May 2013.
2016-17: Played in 29 games and made two starts … Matched his career-scoring high with 12 points in the Feb. 18 overtime win over Air Force … Hit a 3-pointer that fueled an 18-0 run against Santa Clara resulting in SJSU’s first win over the Broncos inside The Event Center (12/3) … Ended the year averaging 3.5 points and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 46.3 percent from the field in 13.3 minutes per contest … Season-high eight rebounds in the win over Bowling Green (12/18) … Blocked three shots in the win over Southern Utah (12/21).
2015-16: Redshirted the season.
2014-15: Averaged 3.7 points and 5.0 rebounds in 27 games, and made 10 starts ... was a top-10 rebounder during Mountain West play at 6.1 rebounds per game ... scored a career-high 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting on the road at Washington State (12/21) ... grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds in 40 minutes of action versus Boise State (3/4) ... 10 points and eight rebounds at Nevada (2/28) ... made three steals versus Seattle U (12/13) ... two assists at Wyoming (2/14).
2013-14: Played in 30 games and started three (Santa Clara, UC Davis and at New Mexico) ... averaged 2.4 points and 2.7 rebounds per game ... scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Milwaukee ... added five points against Cal State Fullerton and Air Force and at Fresno State and four points in six games ... 2-for-2 against Fresno State (twice) and at Colorado State from the field ... seven rebounds against Air Force and five rebounds in five games ... two assists against Pacifica ... blocked two shots at Utah State and one in seven games ... two steals at Fresno State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Starter at Ridgeway High School (Memphis, Tenn.) for head coach Welsey Henning ... 2012-13 team finished the season ranked fourth in Tennessee ... named to the first team All-State defensive team ... played at the 5th Annual Basketball Coaches of Tennessee All-Star game ... had eight points I the team's 90-71 win over Whitehaven in the Class AAA Region 8-AAA semifinal game ... blocked 14 shots in a game.
BRANDON: Majoring in sociology ... Known to his teammates as Hawk for his lengthy wingspan and leaping ability ... Enjoys hiking, swimming and collecting shoes ... Has a passion for American muscle cars ... born on May 20, 1994, in Hartford, Conn., and now calls Memphis, Tenn., home.