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Cowboys Crushed at San Diego State, 79-51
The two-game win streak in Mountain West play was short-lived for the Wyoming Cowboys, as they got pasted by the Aztecs in San Diego Tuesday night, 79-51. Without their leading scorer and rebounder, Leonard Washington, the Pokes were no match for SDSU, who shot 68 percent in the game and built a 24-…
MWC Basketball Championships Remain In Vegas
The Mountain West has announced that Las Vegas will continue to serve as the location for its men’s and women’s basketball championships through 2016.
The league’s Board of Directors approved a three-year deal with Las Vegas Events to continue holding t…
Cowboys Fight Past Fresno State 55-51 in Overtime
To say the game was physical does it no justice. In another defensive slug fest, the Wyoming Cowboys out-lasted the Fresno State Bulldogs 55-51 in overtime Saturday at the Arena-Auditorium. The Cowboys out-scored Fresno State 14-2 over the final 8:20 of game action, including the overtime period.
Cowboys Hot Shooting from Deep Keys 68-48 Win over Nevada
A balanced scoring attack, with three players in double figures, combined with 50 percent shooting from 3-point range helped the Wyoming Cowboys snap a five-game conference losing streak Wednesday night at the Arena-Auditorium. UW defeated the Nevada Wolfpack 68-48, as they won their first MW game s…
Cowboy Basketball Snaps Skid in 61-53 Win at CSU Bakersfield
Larry Nance Jr. scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds, and Derek Cooke Jr. added a career-high tying 12 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, as the Wyoming Cowboys picked up a 61-53 win at CSU Bakersfield Wednesday night in California. The Pokes led wire-to-wire to break their four…
Cowboy Comeback Falls Short, Lobos Win 63-59
Hugh Greenwood hit an open 18-footer and a pair of free throws with 7.4 seconds left, and the 20th-ranked New Mexico Lobos escaped Laramie with a 63-59 win Wednesday night in Mountain West Conference action at the Arena-Auditorium. The Lobos shot 53.8 percent from the field in the second half and fi…
Air Force Defense Frustrates Cowboys in 57-48 Loss
A cold shooting night spelled disaster for the Wyoming Cowboys, as they lost their second straight game, 57-48, to the Air Force Falcons Saturday at the Arena-Auditorium. The Pokes shot 33 percent from the field, which included a 5-28 (17.9%) performance from beyond the arc. It was the Falcons secon…
Rebels Push Past Pokes, 62-50
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels proved to be too much for the Wyoming Cowboys, as they pulled away in the second half for an 62-50 victory at the Thomas and Mack Center Thursday night in Las Vegas. UNLV shot 48.8 percent from the field and had a key scoring run in the second half that allowed them to t…
Cowboys Corral Aztecs, Win 58-45
Behind a pair of double-doubles from Leonard Washington and Larry Nance, Jr., the Wyoming Cowboys knocked off the 14th-ranked San Diego State Aztecs 58-45 in front of 9,573 Saturday at the Arena-Auditorium. Washinton finished with 14 points and 14 rebounds, while Nance had 11 points and 12 rebounds.

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