Cowboys Look to Snap 5-game Skid Tonight in Logan
* University of Wyoming press release
LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Cowboys hit the road heading to Utah State on Tuesday evening in an 8:30 p.m. start in a contest on FS1. The Cowboys took both meetings with the Aggies last season including a road win. David Gascon will be on the call for FS1 with Joe Cravens on color.
Fans can listen to the contest, as well as follow stats on GoWyo.com. The game will be broadcast live on radio over the 26 affiliate stations of the Cowboy Sports Network, as Keith Kelley will have the call with Kevin McKinney on color.
About The Teams
The Cowboys head into the game with a 5-10 overall record and a 0-3 mark in conference play after falling to San Diego State 80-75 on Saturday.
Wyoming shot 58 percent in the contest against the defensive minded Aztecs for the second best percentage against SDSU this season. Wyoming is shooting 46 percent from the field with opponents shooting 45 percent.
UW is averaging 71.1 points per game and are allowing 68.7 points. The Cowboys are averaging 9.0 three-pointers per game on the season for second in the MW and No. 41 in the nation.
The Aggies head into the contest with a 13-3 overall record and a 2-1 mark in conference play after falling to Boise State 82-59 on the road on Saturday. The Aggies are shooting 49 percent from the field this season and are shooting 42.8 percent from behind the arc to lead the nation this season.
The Aggies are hitting 10.4 three-pointers per game this season to lead the Mountain West. Opponents are shooting 42 percent from the field and 36 percent from behind the arc.
About The Players
The Cowboys are led in scoring by Noah Reynolds at 14.3 points per game. He missed Saturday’s game and remains in protocol as Wyoming has had eight players on the roster miss time this season.
Hunter Maldonado adds 13 points per game and adds 4.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. He became the Pokes all-time leader in starts on Saturday with 129 passing Fennis Dembo. He added 20 points against SDSU for his 25th game with 20 or more points in his career.
Brendan Wenzel adds 8.4 points per game, but went down against SDSU with an injury. His status against the Aggies is still unknown.
The Aggies have five players averaging double-figures this season and are led by Steven Ashworth at 16.1 per game. He has hit 58 threes this season and is shooting 53 percent from deep to lead the nation. Taylor Funk adds 13.6 points per game and is second on the team grabbing 5.7 rebounds this season.
Dan Akin leads the team at 6.9 rebounds per game this season.
About The Series
Wyoming leads the all-time series 53-33 with the first meeting coming nearly 97 years to the date. Wyoming is 18-22 all-time in Logan including a win last season on the road. Wyoming took both meetings last season.
The Cowboys return home to take on the Boise State Broncos on Saturday evening in a 9 p.m. start in a contest on FS1.
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