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UW sports live chat – 3 p.m. today

Join me for my live chat on University of Wyoming sports at 3 p.m. today — March 16. We can talk about the Cowboys’ first game in the CBI against Eastern Washington, which was Wednesday, and also about the Cowgirls’ first … Continue reading →
Via The Cowboy Chronicles
March 16, 2017

Falcons Race Past Cowboys In MW Tourney 1st Round

Via Wyoming Cowboys Athletics
March 08, 2017

Another new experience for many Cowboys as MW Men’s Basketball Tournament begins

There’s been a lot of firsts for Wyoming men’s basketball this season. A first-year coach. First-year players, and others with bigger roles. Five UW players will go through another first Wednesday when the No. 7 seed Cowboys (18-13) play No. … Continue reading →
Via The Cowboy Chronicles
March 08, 2017

Cowboys vs New Mexico Post Game Press Conference

Via Wyoming Cowboys Athletics
February 25, 2017

Wyoming beats New Mexico 82-71

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Justin James scored 22 points off the bench and grabbed 10 rebounds and Wyoming beat New Mexico 82-71 on Saturday. James was 8 of 16 from the floor including three from deep for the Cowboys (17-12, 7-9 Mountain West). Jason McManamen added 17 points and four assists; Hayden Dalton had 11 points and Alan Herndon 10. James and Jeremy Lieberman each sank a 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Boise St. seals it at the line to beat Wyoming 91-87

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Paris Austin scored 27 points and Chandler Hutchison scored 25, and Hutchison's final pair of free throws with three seconds to go sent Boise State to a 91-87 win over Wyoming on Saturday. Boise State (17-8, 10-4 Mountain West) made 9 of 10 free throws in the final 35 seconds. The Broncos led 84-73 on a pair of Austin free throws before Alexander Aka Gorski had...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Cowboys Fall in Boarder War Battle

Via Wyoming Cowboys Athletics
February 15, 2017

Colorado State holds off Wyoming 78-73, wins 4th straight

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Gian Clavell scored 20 points, Emmanuel Omogbo scored 19 and grabbed 16 rebounds for his 15th double-double this season as Colorado State held off a late surge to defeat Wyoming 78-73 on Tuesday night. Prentiss Nixon scored seven of his 16 points in the final 34 seconds, burying a 3-pointer and making four straight free throws as Colorado State (18-9, 10-4 Mountain...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Adams got the message, which could benefit Cowboys down the stretch

Lou Adams started both halves in Wyoming’s 102-100 four-overtime home win over Fresno State last Wednesday, but played only at total of seven minutes. First-year coach Allen Edwards didn’t like the energy Adams showed on the floor, so he didn’t play … Continue reading →
Via The Cowboy Chronicles
February 13, 2017

McManamen's 30 helps lift Wyoming to wild 4-overtime win

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Jason McManamen started out red hot from 3-point range and scored a career-high 30 points, but it was his free throw with 11 seconds remaining that lifted Wyoming to a 102-100 quadruple overtime win over Fresno State on Wednesday night. The frenzied contest was just the second four-overtime game in Mountain West Conference history and featured a combined 25...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

James evolving, still growing as a player for Cowboys

Wyoming sophomore guard Justin James, at 6-foot-7, is the Cowboys’ leading scorer this season at 15.3 points per game. All of those points have been off the bench, but James is among the team leaders in minutes at 24.2 per … Continue reading →
Via The Cowboy Chronicles
February 07, 2017

Cowboys Defeat UNLV Runnin' Rebels 66-65

Via Wyoming Cowboys Athletics
January 26, 2017

Wyoming weathers UNLV comeback, hangs on to win 66-65

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Louis Adams and Hayden Dalton scored 15 points apiece and Justin James hit the winner with 1:01 remaining as Wyoming nearly blew an 18-point halftime lead but held on to beat UNLV 66-65 on Wednesday night. Wyoming (14-7, 4-4 Mountain West) led 41-23 at the half and led 55-45 with 10:22 left. But UNLV progressively chipped away, finally tying it at 59 on a Jovan...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

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

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

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

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

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

2017 NFL Draft: Josh Allen undecided about future

Could Wyoming be looking for a new quarterback in 2017 Wyoming’s Josh Allen is a talented quarterback and we can all agree to that and also that he likely will be in the NFL — the real question is when. However, the recent rise of him heading to the NFL thanks to one NFL Draft writer saying Allen is a top-three pick, but then one day later changes his mind with Allen a top-20...
Via Mountain West Connection
January 08, 2017

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

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

WATCH: BYU scores on wild tipped ball in end zone

The Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego Wednesday featured one of the more unusual tip-drill touchdowns you’ll ever see. This all started in the third quarter, with BYU’s Tanner Mangum evading pressure and throwing a lob pass. The pass went off the hands of Tanner Balderree, BYU’s junior tight end. It then bounced off a Wyoming defender’s hands, and back into the hands of Balderee...
Via The Comeback
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Poinsettia Bowl: BYU’s Francis Bernard is out vs. Wyoming

BYU’s leading tackler is out for this game vs. Wyoming With less than one hour to kickoff it has been learned that BYU will be without their starting linebacker Francis Bernard for this Poinsettia Bowl matchup against the Wyoming Cowboys. This is a big loss for the Cougars — and a boon for the Cowboys offense — as Bernard leads the BYU defense in tackles with 79 and is second...
Via Mountain West Connection
December 21, 2016

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...
Via Mountain West Connection
December 21, 2016

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
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