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Cowboys focused on New Mexico, and only New Mexico

After his weekly news conference Monday, third-year Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl told UW’s sports information staff to tell the players to only talk about the Cowboys’ next game at New Mexico Saturday. Bohl didn’t want any talk about a potential … Continue reading →
Via The Cowboy Chronicles
November 21, 2016

Wyoming, Craig Bohl working on contract extension

The Cowboys could be heading to the Mountain West title game in Bohl’s third year. The Wyoming Cowboys are have matched their most wins since 2011 and are on track to have their most regular seasons wins 1996 when that team won 10 games. With that success head coach Craig Bohl is in talks for a contract extension, according to Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports. In his third year, Bohl...
Via Mountain West Connection
November 22, 2016

California holds off Wyoming 71-61

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Charlie Moore had 18 points and six assists and California beat Wyoming 71-61 on Friday night after squandering much of a 22-point second-half lead. Moore, who scored a Cal freshman-record 38 points in his second college game, reeled off 12 consecutive points for his team during one stretch. The Bears (3-1) led 54-32 midway through the second half before...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico 56, Wyoming 35 – postgame thoughts

My initial thought from Wyoming’s lopsided loss — I’m glad that game is over. From the start it was a disaster for the Cowboys. Big play after big play for New Mexico’s run game. Some said there were a lot … Continue reading →
Via The Cowboy Chronicles
November 27, 2016

Cowboys begin work for championship week

This wasn’t just another Monday where Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl talked to the media, and requested players and assistant coaches came in for interviews. This was is championship week for the Cowboys as they get ready to play San … Continue reading →
Via The Cowboy Chronicles
November 28, 2016

James with 21 points, Wyoming beats Denver 82-70

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Justin James scored 21 points and grabbed five rebounds as Wyoming beat Denver 82-70 on Wednesday night. James, a sophomore, scored in double figures for the fifth-straight game for the Cowboys (4-2). Louis Adams added 16 points, Jason McManamen had 13 points with four assists and Alan Herndon had 12 points and seven rebounds. James - who scored a career-best...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming sinks 16 3-pointers in beating Northern Iowa

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Jason McManamen was 6 of 7 from the arc in scoring 21 points and Wyoming defeated Northern Iowa 81-73 on Saturday. McManamen led a Cowboys team that made 16 of 29 3-point attempts for 55.2 percent, the third-most 3-pointers made in Wyoming history. Hayden Dalton made three triples for a career-high 19 points and dished out six assists with the Cowboys (5-2)...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming will play BYU in the 2016 Poinsettia Bowl

Wyoming will make their return to the postseason in a renewal of the most intense unofficial rivalry After finishing off a surprising 8-5 season, Wyoming will reignite an old WAC rivalry in the Poinsettia Bowl. These two programs have 77 games, 88 years of history, and one racially and religiously charged event to tie them together. Everyone thought the 2010 game would be the last...
Via Mountain West Connection
December 04, 2016

Wyoming slips past Colorado Christian for 67-60 win

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Alan Herndon scored 15 points on 6-for-10 shooting Monday night to lead Wyoming past Division II Colorado Christian 67-60. Trailing by three in the second half, Wyoming (6-2) got a 3-pointer from Jeremy Lieberman to spark a 12-0 run that made it 48-39 and put the Cowboys on top for good. Herndon and Jason McManamen also had 3-pointers in the breakaway run. ...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Cowboys Defeat Montana 85-83

Via Wyoming Cowboys Athletics
December 12, 2016

Bohl looks to re-establish winning tradition at Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) In three years' time, Craig Bohl has revived a Wyoming football program that last had a winning season in 2011, putting together a team that nearly won the Mountain West Conference title this season and earned a trip to a bowl game. ''The program that coach Bohl has built here has really just completely changed the culture around here,'' senior center Chase...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Dalton scores 27 to lead Wyoming past Cornell 97-78

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Hayden Dalton scored 21 of his career-high 27 points in the first half, Louis Adams had 15 of his career-best 24 in the second and Wyoming rolled to a 97-78 win over Cornell on Saturday night. Dalton, who also had 11 rebounds, scored the last seven points as the Cowboys (8-2) scored 14 straight, capping a 33-9 run and led 56-28 at the half. They pushed the lead...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Cowboys Hold Sunday Practice in San Diego

Via Wyoming Cowboys Athletics
December 18, 2016

Wyoming downs Troy in game delayed by power outage

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Justin James scored 27 points, Hayden Dalton added 13 and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Wyoming rallied late to beat Troy 67-64 on Monday night in a game delayed by a power outage. Leading by three at halftime, Troy's Wesley Person hit two 3-pointers - becoming only the fourth player in school history to hit 200 career 3s - and Troy led 41-31. Dalton's 3 cut the...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Poinsettia Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. Most of us here at Yardbarker are West Coasters...
Via Yardbarker
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU, Wyoming renew old rivalry in Poinsettia Bowl

SAN DIEGO (AP) The BYU Cougars and Wyoming Cowboys had to come to San Diego to renew a rivalry that dates to 1922. The Cougars (8-4) play Wyoming (8-5) in the Poinsettia Bowl on Wednesday night. It's the first meeting between the schools since 2010, before BYU left the Mountain West Conference to go independent. None of the players were around when the rivalry ended. Some of the...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft: Wyoming’s Brian Hill will decide future after bowl game

Is the Poinsettia Bowl the final game for the Wyoming running back? The Wyoming Cowboys are playing BYU in the Poinsettia Bowl Wednesday night and it could very well be Brian Hill’s final game for the star running back. Hill is definitely an NFL caliber running back and he was in the top 10 in the nation the past two years running the ball, and he is Wyoming’s all-time leading rusher...
Via Mountain West Connection
December 21, 2016

2017 NFL Draft: Wyoming’s Brian Hill to forego senior season

Off to the NFL it is for the Cowboys running back. The Wyoming Cowboys are losing arguably their best running back ever to the NFL as junior Brian Hill has declared his intentions to give up his final year of eligibility and put his name in the NFL Draft. “This has, without a doubt, been one of the most difficult decisions of my life. After much consideration, thought and prayer...
Via Mountain West Connection
December 26, 2016

Wyoming Cowboys running back Brian Hill declares for NFL draft

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Record-setting Wyoming running back Brian Hill has announced he is forgoing his senior season to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. The University of Wyoming said Hill notified coach Craig Bohl of his decision on Monday. Bohl thanked Hill for his contributions over the past three seasons and for helping Wyoming compete for a Mountain West Conference championship this fall...
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
December 27, 2016

Wyoming beats Air Force 84-72 in Mountain West opener

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Alan Herndon scored 15 points with three blocks, Hayden Dalton scored 15 with four assists, and Wyoming used a big first half to beat Air Force 84-72 in Wednesday night's Mountain West Conference season opener. Leading by 15 at halftime, Jason McManamen hit a 3 amid a 9-1 run and Wyoming led 73-48 after making 14 of 35 3-pointers (40 percent). Dane Norman's...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Cowboys return home for two straight games

As Wyoming enters its third week of conference play, it also starts a critical stretch. The Cowboys (11-5 overall, 1-2 Mountain West) are coming off two road losses to UNLV and Fresno State, play their next two games at home … Continue reading →
Via The Cowboy Chronicles
January 10, 2017

Dalton scores 19 points, Wyoming beats Utah State 95-87

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Hayden Dalton scored 19 points with eight rebounds and led five players in double figures as Wyoming snapped a two-game skid, beating Utah State 95-87 on Wednesday night. Dalton was 6 of 8 from the field and 5 of 5 from the line for the Cowboys (12-5, 2-2 Mountain West Conference). Alexander Aka Gorski added 18 points with six 3-pointers, Alan Herndon had 15...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Josh Allen coming back for another season at Wyoming Cowboys

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Quarterback Josh Allen, who was a key part in Wyoming’s resurgence this past season, has decided to return for his junior season and not declare for the NFL draft. Coach Craig Bohl said he looks forward to Allen being part of the continued success of the Wyoming football program. Allen passed for 3,203 yards, had 523 rushing yards and 3,726 yards of total offense...
Via The Denver Post
January 12, 2017

Cowboys, Wolf Pack enter as even teams on paper

Saturday is the biggest game on the schedule for the Wyoming men’s basketball team. One reason is because it’s the next game on the’ schedule. But the biggest reason is up until now, this is the best team that’s come … Continue reading →
Via The Cowboy Chronicles
January 13, 2017

Wyoming holds off San Jose State 80-70

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jordan Naughton had 15 points, Louis Adams added 14 and Wyoming held off San Jose State for an 80-70 win on Wednesday night. Jason McManamen and Justin James added 10 points each for the Cowboys (13-6, 3-3 Mountain West). Brandon Clarke had 19 points and Ryan Welage scored 14 for the Spartans (9-8, 2-4). Wyoming had an 11-0 run late in the first half and...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss
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