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Neemias Queta Throws Down Powerful Dunk Over San Diego State Defender

Mar 7, 2020, 5:25 PM

Neemias Queta #23 of the Utah State Aggies advances the ball against the San Diego State Aztecs dur...

Neemias Queta #23 of the Utah State Aggies advances the ball against the San Diego State Aztecs during the championship game of the Mountain West Conference basketball tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center on March 7, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images)

(Photo by Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Utah State center Neemias Queta threw down a monster dunk over a San Diego State defender while getting fouled in the second half of the Mountain West Conference Championship game.

With 6:36 remaining in the second half, Queta received a pass in the post from Alphonso Anderson. Queta worked his way closer to the basket when he turned to his left and threw the ball down with his right hand while getting fouled.

The play gave Utah State a 50-47 lead over the Mountain West regular season champion Aztecs.

Queta had 13 points at that point in the game along with 7 rebounds on 6-11 shooting the from the field. The former conference Defensive Player and Freshman of the Year was only the second Aggie to reach double figures, joining Sam Merrill who had 23 points.

Utah State trailed 29-21 in the first half before turning the game around and posting a great second half performance.

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