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Former Wyoming coach hired at UIC

Mar 25, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Steve McClain has 33 years of college coaching experience and spent the past five seasons on Tom Crean's staff at Indiana, helping the Hoosiers reach ... [more]

Wyoming's lack of depth a key factor vs. Northern Iowa

Mar 22, 2015 - Tribune News Service:  SEATTLE - Four of its five starters played between 36 and 38 minutes, and the other played 25.
The two guys who saw the most time off the bench combined for ... [more]

Northern Iowa eliminates UW from postseason

Mar 20, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Paul Jesperson led five Northern Iowa players in double figures with 16 points, Seth Tuttle added 14 and the fifth-seeded Panthers held off the comeback of No. ... [more]

'No. 1 fan' excited about rare NCAA tourney berth for Wyoming Cowboys

Mar 19, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Sue Nelson insists she's not Wyoming athletics' No. 1 fan. In fact, she almost becomes uncomfortable with the notion.
What she is, Nelson says, is ... [more]

Sing along

Mar 19, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  'Ragtime Cowboy Joe' didn't start out as a Wyoming song, but we've made it ours

There's an old movie called "Ragtime Cowboy Joe." It's strictly ... [more]

Different backgrounds have led to strong bond between Grabau, Cooke

Mar 18, 2015 - Tribune News Service:  LARAMIE - It started as two teammates putting up some shots before games.
Then it turned into a game of one-on-one.
The result has been an even stronger bond ... [more]

UW to play Northern Iowa

Mar 17, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming will play Northern Iowa in the NCAA Tournament on Friday in Seattle. The Cowboys are making their first appearance in the tournament since ... [more]

Pokes are going dancing

Mar 15, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS -- Wyoming's Charles Hankerson Jr. ran over to the scorer's table and gave TV analyst Reggie Miller a giant bear hug.
"That's Reggie Miller!" he said ... [more]

Cowboys close out Utah State for spot in semifinals

Mar 13, 2015 - From staff reports:  LAS VEGAS - Thursday's game between the University of Wyoming and Utah State featured five ties and 16 lead changes.
It entertained the crowd at the Thomas & ... [more]

Experience on the side for Cowboys at MWC tourney

Mar 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  LAS VEGAS -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team has two things working in its favor as it begins play today at the Mountain West Tournament: ... [more]

New Mexico edges Cowboys in overtime 52-49 as Mountain West regular conferent season wrap

Mar 8, 2015 - The Associated Press:  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico's longest losing streak in 56 years came to an end Saturday when Devon Williams and Obij Ajet scored 14 points apiece, including ... [more]

UW ending regular year at Lobos

Mar 6, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team closes the regular season with a tall task at New Mexico on Saturday at 6 p.m. MT.
The Cowboys ... [more]

Five Cowboy seniors end home career in taking down USU

Mar 5, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The five University of Wyoming seniors wanted to make some special memories in their last home game.
Not only did they do that, but they also ... [more]

Fresno State knocks out Cowboys in Laramie

Feb 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LARAMIE -- It was a game similar to many others the University of Wyoming men's basketball team played this season.
More often than not, UW made the plays ... [more]

Nance expected to return to Wyoming's lineup Wednesday

Feb 24, 2015 - From staff reports:  The signs are good, but we still don't know.
University of Wyoming senior forward Larry Nance Jr., who has been battling mononucleosis, participated in ... [more]

Wyoming Cowboys, Cowgirls gain momentum for stretch run

Feb 20, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming had to subtract to add.
In this case, "Wyoming" refers to one sport, but two teams. Both the Cowboys and Cowgirls basketball teams have ... [more]

Wyoming storms back to edge Nevada on road

Feb 18, 2015 - From staff reports:  RENO, Nevada - The start was promising, then a large portion of the game was awful.
But the ending and the final result made it all worthwhile for the ... [more]

Cowboys seek road win at Nevada

Feb 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team is right back to the hardwood on Tuesday at Nevada.
The second-place Cowboys (20-6, 9-4 MW) ... [more]

Wyoming wins 20th victory to end losing skid

Feb 15, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Junior guard Josh Adams scored a season-high 26 points and three other Cowboys reached double figures to push the University of Wyoming men's basketball team ... [more]

Pokes aim to get back on winning side Saturday

Feb 13, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- After suffering back-to-back losses for the first time since March of last year, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team looks to get back ... [more]

SDSU runs away from UW early

Feb 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  SAN DIEGO -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team dropped to third in the Mountain West standings following a 67-41 loss to San Diego State on ... [more]

Nance not making trip to SDSU with Cowboys

Feb 11, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Turnovers and rebounding are big in any basketball game.
But when the University of Wyoming Cowboys travel to San Diego State at 9 p.m. ... [more]

Cowboys planning for SDSU without Nance

Feb 10, 2015 - From staff reports:  When the University of Wyoming Cowboys loaded the bus Friday for Colorado Springs, Color., for Saturday's game with Air Force, senior Larry Nance Jr. climbed ... [more]

Hot-shooting Falcons down Pokes

Feb 8, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Playing without two of its top two big men, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team dropped a 73-50 game to Air Force on ... [more]

UW keeps CSU in check to sweep series over Rams

Feb 5, 2015 - Tribune News Service:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team won at Colorado State last month due in large part to a great defensive effort.
UW beat Colorado ... [more]

Cowboy hoops freshman out with mononucleosis

Feb 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt announced late Monday afternoon that redshirt freshman forward Alan Herndon will be out indefinitely ... [more]

Balanced UW attack downs Nevada 63-55

Feb 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Riley Grabau continued his hot shooting to post a season-high 18 points on 3-of-5 beyond the arc. He passed Fennis Dembo (1985-88) for fifth in school ... [more]

UW can't solve zone defense from Utah State

Jan 28, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Wyoming next plays Nevada at 4 p.m. Saturday in Laramie to continue Mountain West Conference play.

LOGAN, Utah -- There were no late-game heroics ... [more]

Cowboys take momentum into Utah State battle

Jan 27, 2015 - From staff reports:  LOGAN, Utah -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team has a quick turnaround -- on the road -- after an emotional home victory.
Some coaches would be ... [more]

Dunk by Nance lifts UW past Lobos 63-62

Jan 25, 2015 - From staff reports:  As they had twice last season the University of Wyoming men's basketball team and New Mexico went to overtime, but Saturday was different as the Cowboys earned ... [more]