News and notes to look out for when Utah State faces Northeastern tomorrow night at 7 p.m.
• Utah State has won 16 straight home games and 68 of its last 70 overall with its only losses during that stretch coming against Saint Mary's (68-63) on Dec. 5, 2009 and against Fresno State (71-66) on March 3, 2007. Saint Mary's snapped USU's school-record 37-game home winning streak. • Utah State is 178-13 (.932) in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum under head coach Stew Morrill, which includes an 86-5 (.945) record against non-conference opponents. Overall, USU is 472-106 (.816) in this its 41st year in the building.• Utah State received votes in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll for the third time in as many weeks as it garnered five votes this week to rank 39th in the nation. USU received four votes in last week's poll and was tied for 39th. The Aggies did not receive any votes in this week's AP poll after getting three votes last week.• Utah State is 46-14 (.767) during the month of November under Morrill, which includes a 23-0 record at home. In fact, USU has won 26 straight home games during November and the last team to beat the Aggies at home during the 11th month was Utah, 60-41, on Nov. 26, 1996. Utah State is 114-43 (.726) in games played on Saturday under Morrill and 2-1 (.667) all-time in games played on Nov. 27.• Utah State is one of just three teams in the nation to win at least 23 games in each of the last 11 seasons along with Gonzaga and Kansas. During the last 11 years, Utah State has averaged 25.4 wins per season.• Utah State head coach Stew Morrill (297-100) is the winningest coach in school history and is first all-time in games coached (397). Morrill is also the second-longest tenured coach at Utah State (entering 13th season) behind E. Lowell Romney (1920-41).• Aggie players from the state of Utah include senior forward Nate Bendall (Salt Lake City/Skyline HS), senior guard Brian Green (Kaysville/Davis HS), senior guard Tyler Newbold (Payson/Payson HS), senior forward Tai Wesley (Provo/Provo HS), junior forward Morgan Grim (Riverton/Riverton HS), sophomore center Leland Miller (St. George/Snow Canyon HS) and freshman forward Ben Clifford (South Jordan/Bingham HS).UP NEXTUtah State (3-1) will play its first non in-state game of the season on Saturday, Nov. 27 when it hosts Northeastern (2-1) in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum at 7 p.m. USU's game against the Huskies will be televised live on CW30 with Mychal Clayton (play-by-play) and Brooks Hansen (color) calling the action. The game will also be aired live on KVNU 610 AM/95.9 FM in Cache Valley and 1320 AM along the Wasatch Front.