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Wyoming Cowboys reveal ridiculous new football field plan

I have to say I like this a hell of a lot more than the different colored fields that teams keep creating.  There’s nothing out of the ordinary on the playing field, but the end zone design is crazy.  Definitely a unique touch to put on their stadium and it looks great.  You have to love the old school font for the end zones as well as the mountain ranges.  Here’s what their...
Via Diehardsport
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 14 Lobos top Cowboys, claim MWC Title

The New Mexico Lobos did not have an easy time of claiming their share of the Mountain West Conference regular season title on Saturday – the gritty, gutsy Wyoming Cowboys made sure of that. But as they’ve done all season, the Lobos did exactly what was needed, out doing the visiting Cowboys down the stretch to defeat Wyoming 53-42 before a sold out crowd at The Pit on Senior Day.
Via newmexico.scout.com
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Wyoming 61, CS Bakersfield 53

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...
Via Fox Sports
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wyoming throws away chance to beat No. 20 Lobos

Wyoming saw its chance to beat another top-25 team sail away on an errant full-court inbounds pass with 8 seconds left. Trailing 61-59, Wyoming forward Leonard Washington launched the pass over everyone and out of bounds on the other side of the court. Hugh Greenwood, who had just put the Lobos ahead with a jumper, was fouled on their ensuing possession and sank two free throws...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Wyoming player banned after bar fight

Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt has suspended one of the team's top scorers indefinitely after a bar fight. University of Wyoming athletics officials announced Monday that charges were filed against Luke Martinez over the weekend due to an off-campus incident Dec. 30. University officials are not saying more about what led to the suspension. Martinez is a 22-year-old senior who...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Boise St. hands Wyoming first loss

Jeff Elorriaga had 18 points and sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer as short-handed Boise State defeated Wyoming 63-61 on Wednesday night, knocking the Cowboys from the unbeaten ranks in the Mountain West opener for both teams. Josh Adams made two free throws with 9.1 seconds remaining to give Wyoming (13-1) a 61-60 lead before Elorriaga canned the game-winner from the left corner....
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Boise St. 63, Wyoming 61

Jeff Elorriaga had 18 points and sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer as short-handed Boise State defeated Wyoming 63-61 on Wednesday night, knocking the Cowboys from the unbeaten ranks in the Mountain West opener for both teams. Josh Adams made two free throws with 9.1 seconds remaining to give Wyoming (13-1) a 61-60 lead before Elorriaga canned the game-winner from the left corner....
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Wyoming 74, Panhandle St. 55

Derrious Gilmore scored 21 points and sank 6 of 10 from beyond the arc to lead Wyoming over Oklahoma Panhandle State 74-55 on Saturday. Leonard Washington added 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Cowboys (10-0) while Larry Nance Jr. had 13 points and Luke Martinez scored 12. Bill Lee paced the Aggies with 18 points and nine rebounds. Wyoming struggled for 30 minutes against their...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming 68, UC Santa Barbara 40

Luke Martinez scored 17 points Wednesday night and Wyoming beat UC Santa Barbara 68-40, giving the Cowboys their first 7-0 start since the 1969-70 season. Larry Nance Jr. and Derrious Gilmore scored 12 points apiece for Wyoming, which goes for its eighth win at home Saturday against No. 19 Colorado. The 1987-88 Cowboys won their first six games. Alan Williams scored 11 points and...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming 63, CS Bakersfield 49

Leonard Washington scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Wyoming over Cal State Bakersfield 63-49 on Saturday night. Luke Martinez and Riley Grabau added 11 each for Wyoming (6-0). Brandon Barnes scored 13, and Erik Kinney 10 to lead Cal State Bakersfield (1-5), which shot only 28 percent. Nathan Sobey's 20-foot jumper with 9:11 remaining put Wyoming up 43-28...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming 67, Southern U. 60

Leonard Washington had 17 points and eight rebounds and keyed a second-half rally as Wyoming beat Southern 67-60 on Friday as the Cowboys won the Global Hoops Sports Showcase. Larry Nance Jr. had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Wyoming (4-0), while Derrious Gilmore also had 12 points and Luke Martinez added 11. Malcolm Miller led Southern (1-4) with 14, while Jameel Grace scored...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming 71, S. Dakota 51

Luke Martinez drilled 7 of 9 shots from 3-point range and scored 21 points to lead Wyoming over South Dakota 71-51 in the Global Sports Hoops Showcase on Thursday night. Leonard Washington added 17 points and 11 rebounds, while Larry Nance Jr. scored 12 for Wyoming (3-0). Casey Kasperbauer had 12 to lead South Dakota (0-2), while Juevol Myles added 11 and Tyler Flack 10. Martinez...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming 73, NC Central 60

Luke Martinez sank four 3-pointers and scored 20 points while Leonard Washington had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Wyoming over North Carolina Central 73-60 Wednesday night on the opening day of Global Sports Hoops Showcase. Derrious Gilmore added 10 points for Wyoming (2-0). Larry Nance Jr. pulled down 13 rebounds and had five points for the Cowboys. Ray Willis scored 20 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming 62, Western St. (Col.) 42

Derrious Gilmore scored a career-high 19 points, Leonard Washington chipped in with 16 and Wyoming cruised to a 62-42 season opening victory Saturday over visiting Western State (Colo.). Gilmore was 7 of 11 from the field and had four rebounds, four assists and four steals while Washington added seven rebounds and three blocks to his stat line. Western State took a 13-12 lead off...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming cruises past Western State 62-42

Derrious Gilmore scored a career-high 19 points, Leonard Washington chipped in with 16 and Wyoming cruised to a 62-42 season opening victory Saturday over visiting Western State (Colo.). Gilmore was 7 of 11 from the field and had four rebounds, four assists and four steals while Washington added seven rebounds and three blocks to his stat line. Western State took a 13-12 lead off...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming 45, Colorado St. 31

Brett Smith passed for four touchdowns and ran for another in leading Wyoming past Colorado State 45-31 Saturday. Wyoming (2-7, 1-4 Mountain West) snapped a four-game losing streak and won its fourth straight over the Rams (2-7, 1-4). It is the Cowboys' longest win streak in the more than 100-game series between the two schools since they won seven in a row from 1967-73. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Young Poke aims to help Wyoming continue winning ways

Simply put, the Mountain West Conference is not a historical powerhouse. When schedules were released in the past, opponents from other conferences surely jotted down a mental “W” next to teams from the MWC (which was probably appropriate). Currently, this isn’t the case. Over time – the past few years specifically – the MWC has produced some high-quality basketball. Programs...
Via College Chalktalk
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming Head Football Coach Suspended and Fined $50,000

Wyoming Cowboys Head Coach Dave Christensen unleashed an absolute tirade on Air Force Falcons Head Coach Troy Calhoun after their game on October 13th, accusing Falcons players of faking injuriesThat tirade has now gotten Christensen suspended for next weeks game, and he will not be allowed to be at the team facilities for the week and Assistant Coach Pete Kaligis will be running...
Via Diehardsport
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming Head Coach Dave Christensen Loses It After Loss to Air Force

Dave Christensen, head coach of the Wyoming Cowboys, went on a f-bomb-filled rant after a 28-27 loss the Air Force, last Saturday. Christensen was very unhappy with Air Force head coach Troy Calhoun, accusing him of not stopping his players from “faking” injuries to buy extra time at the end of the game. After the game, Calhoun was the first to stick out his hand in sportsmanship...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming loses another close game 28-27

Wyoming is learning that there is a fine line between winning and losing. Four of Wyoming's six games so far this season have been decided by no more than three points. The Cowboys have won just one of those games. On Saturday night, Wyoming fell to Air Force 28-27 after leading 27-21 going into the fourth quarter. The Falcons scored midway through the final quarter after a...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming 40, Idaho 37, OT

Brett Smith's fifth touchdown pass of the game, a 25-yarder to Jalen Claiborne in overtime, lifted Wyoming past Idaho 40-37 on Saturday. Idaho (0-4) had tied the game on the final play of regulation, when Dominique Blackman tossed an 8-yard TD pass to Mike Scott in the corner of the end zone. Trey Farquahar's extra point made it 34-all. Farquahar's 49-yard field goal...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyoming squanders chances in 37-17 loss at Texas

The Wyoming Cowboys had an early lead and a late chance to make a game of it against No. 15 Texas. They squandered both before leaving with a 37-17 loss and questions of what might have been against the Longhorns. Brett Smith passed for 276 yards and two touchdowns to Robert Herron, but also threw two second quarter interceptions that helped Texas turn a 9-7 deficit into a 24-9...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Pre-Season Preview: Wyoming Cowboys

2011 Record: (8-5, 5-2 in MWC) Head Coach: Dave Christensen (18-20 at Wyoming, 10-13 in MWC) Last Bowl Game: 2011 New Mexico Bowl: lost to Temple 37-15 2011 Preview   Schedule Glimpse: 2012 Schedule Link Must Win: 9/15 vs Cal Poly, 9/22 at Idaho, 11/10 at New Mexico, 11/17 at UNLV Paying the Bills: 9/1 at Texas Swing Games: 9/8 vs Toledo, 10/6 at Nevada, 10/13 vs Air...
Via College Football Zealots
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Uniform Madness: Final Four voting now open!

Maryland State Pride vs. Wyoming; Maryland Yellow vs. Colorado State Yellow The Final Four is set! Will Maryland get two in to the championship? The Final Four of our Worst College Football Uniform Tournament is set! Your votes from the Maryland, Wyoming, Oregon and Pro Combat Regions have determined which uniforms are the worst of the worst, and now the time is near to determine...
Via No 2 Minute Warning
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Uniform Madness: No. 3 Wyoming vs. No. 11 Northwestern alternate

Wyoming Region: Wyoming emerges as new region favorite From 32 teams to 16, the 2012 Worst College Football Uniform Tournament is on to round two! We move to the Wyoming bracket, where the Wyoming Cowboys have taken the lead as the region favorite. The Wyoming Cowboys are a perennial favorite when it comes to worst college football uniforms. Now they look to move one step closer...
Via No 2 Minute Warning
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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