Through the beginning of January, Wyoming's season couldn't have been going any better. They were 13-0 with impressive wins over Colorado, Illinois State, and Denver.
Then the Mountain West season began.
The Cowboys won just 5 of their final 17 regular season games and failed to advance deep into the postseason.
A large part of their problem was their inability to knock down 3s. They were last in conference-only games at less than 30%, and finished 262nd in the nation in 3-pt%. This was absolute death to an offense which took 42% of their shots from behind the arc, which was more than all but 18 teams in the nation.
The Cowboys also graduated Derrious Gilmore, who took nearly 100 more 3s than his next closest teammate, and actually made a solid number of them (36.7%).
That spells trouble.
Luckily, head coach Larry Shyatt has a lot of connections in the college game. And one of them - former assistant Matthew Driscoll, who is now the head coach at No...