Broncos lose regular season finale

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) -Jaycee Carroll scored 23 points and Stephen DuCharme added 20 as Utah State rolled past Boise State 88-69 Thursday night for its fourth victory in a row.

Utah State (22-9, 11-4 Western Athletic Conference) can earn a share of the regular-season conference title with a win Saturday at Idaho.

Reggie Larry had 23 points, nine rebounds and four blocks for Boise St. (22-8, 12-4) and Matt Nelson added 20 points for the Broncos. Larry became Boise State's first two-year player to score 1,000 career points when he went of the mark in the second half. He now has 1,004 points, the 19th Bronco in the 1,000-point club.

In the first half, the Aggies rode DuCharme's 12 points and a dominant inside game to a 44-30 halftime lead, and Utah State was never threatened in the second half.

For the game, Utah State out rebounded Boise State 38-22 and the Broncos hit just two of their 17 3-point attempts.

Gary Wilkinson scored 11 points and pulled down nine rebounds for Utah State and Tai Wesley scored 11 for the Aggies.

Tyler Tiedeman and Anthony Thomas scored 10 points apiece for Boise State.