Ryan Welage led the Spartans with 17 points.
The Spartans had 30 assists in the win.
Ryan Welage and Keith Fisher each scored 16 points to lead SJSU.
Jaycee Hillsman had a game-high 16 points for the Spartans.
Utah State outscored SJSU 59-33 including 28-8 in the paint.
Feb. 25, 2017
USATSI Gallery - San Jose State @ San Diego State
Men's Basketball vs. San Jose State January 4, 2017
USATSI Gallery - San Jose State @ No. 15 St. Mary's
Photos from San Jose State @ Colorado State on January 27, 2016.
AT SJSU: Completed his redshirt-junior season in 2016-17 playing in a career-high 30 games … Signed in April 2013 when he was rated as a three-star player by ESPN, Future150, Rivals and Scout ... #50 point guard in the nation by ESPN upon his arrival at SJSU.
2016-17: Played in all 30 games and made 17 starts … Averaged 6.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists for the year … Scored a career-high 23 points in the 92-82 win at home over Southern Utah (12/21) … Hit the go-ahead basket with 21 seconds left against Fresno State, then took a charge on the next Bulldogs possession to help secure a win over the rivals (1/7) … Was the team’s most accurate free throw shooter at 85.7 percent (48-56) on the year … Season-high seven rebounds in the win over West Coast Baptist (11/12) … Season-high seven assists in the win at Air Force (1/14) … Career-high four steals at Montana (12/7) … Played a season-high 32 minutes in the win at Idaho (11/29).
2014-15: Used a medical redshirt after suffering a season-ending ankle injury on December 3 ... Played and started at point guard in eight games ... Averaged 6.9 points and 3.9 rebounds ... Season-highs of five assists and seven rebounds in the season-opener versus Bethesda (11/14) ... 13 points, five rebounds versus Portland (11/16) ... 10 points, four assists, five rebounds at Cal State Fullerton (11/22) ... Six points, three rebounds in 14 minutes at UC Davis (12/3) before suffering the ankle injury.
2013-14: Started all 29 games played ... Averaged 6.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game ... Recorded the second triple-double in school history with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in a win at Houston ... Third triple-double in Mountain West history ... Named Mountain West Co-Player of the Week for his triple-double ... One of 10 players nationally with a triple-double (thru 3/9) ... hit the game-winning shot with 1.8 seconds left in a 66-64 win at Nevada ... Scored seven points in the game and grabbed his only offensive rebound with three seconds left ... Scored 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the field against Milwaukee ... Led the team in scoring at Boise State with 12 points including 6-for-8 from the free throw line ... Added 11 points at Northern Illinois and at New Mexico and 10 points at Portland and versus #7 San Diego State and Utah State ... Grabbed eight rebounds at Portland, seven rebounds versus UC Davis, at New Mexico and against Fresno State and six rebounds in three games ... Seven assists against Colorado State (twice) and five assists against Milwaukee and UC Davis, at Utah State and versus Fresno state ... Two steals at Houston and at Nevada ... Played 38 minutes at Houston and 37 minutes against Milwaukee.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played two seasons at La Lumiere School in La Porte, Ind., for head coach Alan Huss ... Started his prep days at Hope Academy in Chicago ... 2012-13 team finished with a 27-6 record and a #20 ranking in ESPN 25 Power Rankings ... Team ranked #21 by USA Today.
ABOUT JALEN: A sociology major ... Leader of the #BeSpecial movement ... Enjoys cooking, listening to music, playing basketball and playing video games in his free time ... The Chicago native remains active in his hometown community during breaks from school.