Larry Nance Jr. led a balanced attack with 16 points and seven rebounds and Wyoming defeated Black Hills State 79-65 on Monday.
Josh Adams scored 15, Nathan Sobey 12 and Riley Grabau and Derek Cooke Jr. added 11 apiece for Wyoming (6-2).
Division II Black Hills State, which treated the game as an exhibition, was paced by Myles Henry with 13 points. Joey Mitchell had 11 and Tommy...
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It was a homecoming of sorts for Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt and forward Larry Nance Jr.
In the end, it wasn't necessarily a happy one, however.
Nance Jr. had 17 points and 12 rebounds and the Cowboys led by four points in the second half but faltered down the stretch to lose to No. 7 Ohio State, 65-50, on Monday night.
Shyatt, a Cleveland native who played for and graduated...
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9 days ago
Larry Nance Jr. is a 6'8" forward who started 33 games as a sophomore for Wyoming in 2012-13.
He averaged 10.7 points and 6.9 rebounds while shooting a team-high 53 percent from the field.
Nance also posted 17 games in double-figure points, finishing the season ranked in the top 10 of six Mountain West Conference statistical categories.
So yes, the Northeast...
Larry Nance Jr. had 17 points and 15 rebounds, and Wyoming pulled away late for a 61-53 victory against Cal State Bakersfield on Wednesday night.
Derek Cooke Jr. added 12 points and 13 rebounds Jason McManamen 10 points for the Cowboys (16-6), who have struggled in Mountain West play but went unbeaten against non-conference foes for the first time since 1987-88.
Cal State Bakersfield...
Larry Nance Jr. scored 19 points and the Cowboys ran their winning streak to nine with an 81-67 comeback win over Illinois State Tuesday night.
Wyoming trailed 43-29 at halftime, and was down 50-31 with 17 minutes left. A 14-0 Cowboys run pulled them within 60-59 with 8:32 to play, and Wyoming outscored the Redbirds 18-1 in the final 5 minutes.
Luke Martinez added 17 points for...
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December 04, 2012
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 competition over the next two weeks through the official Facebook page to determine the Dunk of the Year, which will be announced during ESPN2's Dunks of the Year special on March 26.
Just a freshman at Wyoming right out of Revere High School in Richfield and still with plenty of growing to do, Larry Nance, Jr., the Cowboys’ second-leading rebounder in just 16 minutes a game, is already showing up extremely impressively on tape.
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Larry Nance Jr. threw down a huge dunk against San Diego State last night. Most likely this Jordan impression will get Larry a new shoe deal. Ha not quite, but we can give the man a little hype because the dunk was one of the best this year in college bball. His pops would be proud.
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Michael Jordan's the name most people associate with the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, but few remember it was Larry Nance who won the 1984 inaugural edition of the competition. Nance's son (who had plenty of opportunities as a youth to watch Jordan style over his dad's Cavaliers) now plays for Wyoming and pulled off a pretty nifty impression...
The 6-7 Freshman for Wyoming slams it down with shades of his father and MJ. Now… he is just averaging 3 points per game in 16 minutes per, but this was an outstanding dunk. Despite this athletic play, SDSU defeated the Cowboys 42-52.