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Pokes finish with two top seven NCAA wrestlers

Mar 18, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Two University of Wyoming wrestlers finished competition at the NCAA Championships on Saturday in St. Louis, bringing home two top-seven finishes.
First, ... [more]

Pokes hope to continue in postseason against Washington St.

Mar 18, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- After claiming its first postseason win since 2003, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team looks to continue that momentum when the Cowboys ... [more]

Simpson to walk on at Wyoming

Mar 18, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tanner Simpson has decided to walk on next fall on the University of Wyoming football squad.
The Lander Valley High School senior made his decision this past ... [more]

Wyoming Battles Conditions on First Day of Bison Challenge

Mar 16, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Las Vegas (March 16, 2012) - Senior Juanita Rico sits tied for fifth and the University of Wyoming women's golf team is seventh in the team standings after the ... [more]

Two UW wrestlers earn All-America honors

Mar 16, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Joe LeBlanc became Wyoming's first ever four-time All-American

What started out as a tough day for the University of Wyoming wrestling team ... [more]

Cowboys win high-scoring CBI opener over NDSU

Mar 15, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  LARAMIE -- It's been three years since the Wyoming Cowboys have played in college basketball's post-season, and nine years since Wyoming has managed a ... [more]

UW's Washington Named to NABC All-District Team

Mar 14, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Kansas City, Mo. (March 14, 2012) - Wyoming's Leonard Washington has been named to the All-District 17 Second Team, the National Association of Basketball ... [more]

Six Cowboy wrestlers heading to NCAA Championships

Mar 13, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  With the final brackets and seeding settled, the six University of Wyoming wrestlers heading to the NCAA Championships now can see how they stack up against ... [more]

Pokes host ND State in CBI; honor Sailors Wednesday

Mar 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt sees nothing to be ashamed of by playing in the College Basketball Invitational tournament.
"There are ... [more]

Pokes host first round CBI game Wednesday

Mar 11, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team has earned a postseason berth for the first time since 2009, as the Cowboys accepted an invitation on Sunday to ... [more]

Horrible shooting in first half dooms Cowboys

Mar 9, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt didn't care to share what he told his team after the brutal first half, when the Cowboys scored 11 points on ... [more]

Pokes open MWC play against UNLV

Mar 7, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team starts play at the 2012 Conoco Mountain West Basketball Championships on Thursday in Las Vegas with ... [more]

Cowboys face rematch with Rebels in MW Championships

Mar 6, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (March 6, 2012) - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team starts play at the 2012 Conoco Mountain West Basketball Championships on ... [more]

UW great Sailors named to college basketball Hall of Fame

Mar 6, 2012 - Associated Press:  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Ken Sailors, the only player in the history of Wyoming Cowboys basketball to be selected as an All-American three times, will join the ... [more]

Luster headlines Wyoming's All-Mountain West honorees

Mar 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 5, 2012) - Wyoming senior guard JayDee Luster was named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year and two other Cowboys ... [more]

Six Cowboys qualify for NCAA Championships

Mar 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Six Cowboy wrestlers punched their ticket to the NCAA Championships and Wyoming won its third consecutive tournament title in the Western Wrestling Conference ... [more]

Pokes in Vegas, battle UNLV

Mar 3, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAIME - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team wraps up regular-season play with another tough road test this weekend. The Cowboys (20-9, 5-7) ... [more]

Poke Nance Jr. ESPN2 Dunk of the Year finalist

Feb 28, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Wyoming freshman forward Larry Nance Jr. has been voted one of eight finalists for Dunk of the Year on ESPN2. The finalists will compete in a fan voting ... [more]

Pokes down TCU in Laramie 71-59

Feb 28, 2012 - Associated Press:  Wyoming tops TCU 71-59, reaches 20 victories
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Leonard Washington scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds - his second straight ... [more]

Class 4-A regional tourney will be different from what we saw a week ago

Feb 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Night and day. That's about the best way to describe the difference in the style of basketball that was played in Wolverine Gym last week during the Class 2-A ... [more]

Cowboys Host TCU For Senior Night on Tuesday

Feb 27, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Feb. 27, 2012) - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team wraps up the home portion of its 2011-12 regular season by hosting TCU on ... [more]

Poke golfers finish 2nd & 3rd rounds at Wyo. Desert Event

Feb 26, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Note: Senior May Records Hole-In-One On 54th Hole Of The Weekend's Event

PALM DESERT, Calif.-(Feb. 26, 2012)-The University of Wyoming Cowboy golf team ... [more]

Wyoming trumps Boise State 64-54

Feb 25, 2012 - Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Francisco Cruz scored 16 points while Leonard Washington added a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds to help Wyoming snap a ... [more]

Pokes begin final home stand

Feb 24, 2012 - Staff:  LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Cowboy's begins their final homestand of the 2011-12 season by hosting Boise State on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the ... [more]

Pokes fall in OT to SDSU

Feb 23, 2012 - AP:  SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Wyoming seemed every bit capable of beating San Diego State, which would have been a devastating fourth straight loss for the Aztecs.
Up by ... [more]

UW swim coach Johnson MPSF Coach of the Year

Feb 22, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  WOODLAND, Calif. -- Wyoming head swimming and diving coach Tom Johnson was selected by his peers as the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Coach of the Year ... [more]

Cowboys slide in second half at home to Air Force

Feb 16, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- A seven-game losing streak, a late-season coaching change and an early 24-10 deficit on the road. It would have been enough for any team to get ... [more]

Cowboys prepare for final conference duals

Feb 15, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - The end of the regular season is in sight for the University of Wyoming wrestling team, as the Cowboys will make a road trip to the Dakotas for ... [more]

Pokes fall at home to Air Force

Feb 15, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Senior center Adam Waddell scored 15 and senior guard JayDee Luster added 11, but the University of Wyoming men's basketball team lost a 58-53 game to Air ... [more]

AA celebrates 30th anniversary

Feb 15, 2012 - Kevin McKinney, UW:  Laramie, Wyo. - It hardly seems possible.

But this month marks the 30th anniversary of the beautiful Arena-Auditorium. It was Feb. 20, 1982, when Wyoming ... [more]