Top five underrated RBs heading into the 2016 CFB season

In an era when throwing the football has revolutionized the game, many would argue that the running back position has taken a backseat to more flashy offensive firepower in college football. The 2015 college football season would beg to differ. Fourteen different running backs tallied over 1,500 yards rushing, while former Oklahoma Sooner and current Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson...
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June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Rector leads Utah St. past Wyoming, 88-70, in MWC tournament

LAS VEGAS (AP) Shane Rector scored 24, and Jalen Moore scored 19 with nine rebounds and five assists to help ninth-seeded Utah State beat No. 8 seed Wyoming 88-70 Wednesday in the first round of the Mountain West Conference tournament. Chris Smith added 20 points, including four 3s, and Julion Pearre scored 14 for Utah State, which will face top-seeded San Diego State (23-8) in...
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March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming seals win in final minute over San Jose St, 77-74

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Josh Adams scored 28 points and added six assists to lead Wyoming to a 77-74 win over San Jose State on Wednesday night. Adams finished just 6 of 16 from the field but hit 15 of 17 free throws. San Jose State led 42-41 at the half and neither team held more than a six-point lead over the final 20 minutes. Adams hit a free throw and Jordan Naughton made a layup...
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March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: MW blindsides basketball coaches in excluding three teams from annual tournament

  Starting in 2017, the Mountain West basketball tournaments for both the men and women’s side will move from 11 teams down to only eight, excluding three teams per year. Back in December, Wyoming Cowboys head coach Larry Shyatt was reprimanded for his public comments on the decision, saying, “I’m very disappointed, but it is [...]
Via BSN Denver
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming fans petition White House to rename Moby Arena after Josh Adams

  Well, this is sophomoric. Which is appropriate, considering we’re talking about college sports. According to Ryan Holmgren of the Casper Star Tribune, fans of the Wyoming Cowboys have petitioned the White House — who probably have bigger fish to fry — about renaming Colorado State’s Moby Arena after Josh Adams. The petition reads: “With [...]
Via BSN Denver
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

San Diego St. beats Wyoming, claims MW regular-season crown

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Trey Kell scored 24, including four 3-pointers, and Winston Shepard had 14 points Wednesday night to help San Diego State beat Wyoming 73-61 and win its third outright Mountain West regular-season crown. Jeremy Hemsley added 13 points for San Diego State, which has won 10 conference championships in all - six regular season and four tournament. The Atzecs ...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: After Border War blowout, Larry Eustachy, Larry Shyatt have opposite reactions

  The Border War; always a contentious contest between Colorado State University and the University of Wyoming. But, on Saturday afternoon, CSU’s offense was repulsive to begin the game and then Wyoming’s Josh Adams went off for 37 points which all added up to an 84-66 blowout by the Cowboys over the Rams. Following the [...]
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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Wyoming HC Larry Shyatt celebrates win in style

Another day, another coach celebrating a win by hitting the Dab. On Saturday, the Wyoming Cowboys pulled off a big win, beating the Colorado State Rams 84-66. This was the Cowboys’ second win over the Rams as they completed the season sweep. The team was pretty happy about their win and head coach Larry Shyatt showed off his dance moves at the state border. Papa Shy caps off CSU...
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February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming's Larry Shyatt celebrates rivalry win by dancing on the state border

The rivalry between Colorado State and Wyoming is called the Border War, as the Laramie campus is only 65 miles from Fort Collins, Colorado.Following Saturday's 84-66 win over the Rams, Wyoming head coach Larry Shyatt celebrated by dancing on the Wyoming-Colorado border.It hasn't been a banner year for the Cowboys, the reigning Mountain West champions, but they did sweep the season...
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February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Fresno State blunts Wyoming comeback in 79-75 victory

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Marvelle Harris scored 25 points and Cullen Russo added 17 points and 10 rebounds as Fresno State held off Wyoming's comeback attempt 79-75 Wednesday night. The Fresno State (17-9, 8-5) win was the first road victory by any Mountain West Conference team in the month of February. Harris hit a 3, and Julien Lewis made a pair of free throws to give the Bulldogs...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming makes 20 3-pointers in 84-65 win over Utah State

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Jason McManamen and Josh Adams led a school-record 3-point barrage in Wyoming's 84-65 victory over Utah State on Saturday. The Cowboys (12-13, 5-7 Mountain West) made 20 3-pointers, tying the season high in Division I, on 38 attempts. Wyoming's previous best was 14 against Hawaii-Pacific in 1999. McManamen made a career-high six treys and scored 20 points....
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Air Force comeback nets a win over Wyoming, 70-62

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Hayden Graham scored 23 points and passed around five assists as Air Force came from behind in the second half to beat Wyoming, 70-62 Tuesday night to earn a season split with the Cowboys. Wyoming built a 36-29 advantage at the half, but Air Force opened the second half with a 6-0 run and briefly took the lead on Zach Kocur's 3-pointer with 17:34 left...
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February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming reveals significantly upgraded uniforms

The Wyoming Cowboys are trying to turn things around as they haven’t really competed in football since making the move to the Mountain West Conference. They haven’t made a bowl since 2011 when they went 8-5 and lost in the New Mexico Bowl and they are looking to make some changes. On Friday, the Cowboys revealed some new uniforms and they provide some big and much-needed changes...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Look: Wyoming Cowboys introduce new football uniforms for 2016

Wyoming introduced new football uniforms today for the 2016 season…. New Year, New Uniforms #gowyo #rideforthebrand https://t.co/jTyox2vgnQ — Wyoming Cowboy FB (@wyo_football) January 22, 2016 The post Look: Wyoming Cowboys introduce new football uniforms for 2016 appeared first on The Student Section.
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January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming holds off New Mexico 70-68

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Josh Adams scored a career-high 38 points and Wyoming held off New Mexico 70-68 on Saturday. Adams hit seven 3-pointers and went 11 of 12 from the line, including the clinching foul shots with 7.1 seconds left. That was enough to offset five Lobos players in double figures, led by Tim Williams with 17. Jason McManamen added 10 for Wyoming (10-9, 3-3 Mountain...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming outlasts UNLV 59-57

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Jason McManamen scored 17 points and Wyoming made their free throws late to outlast UNLV 59-57 Saturday. UNLV's Stephen Zimmerman Jr. hit a pair from the line with 3:07 left to tie it at 51, but Wyoming made 8 of 12 free throws down the stretch - including two from Alan Herndon with two seconds left - to take it. They were Herndon's only points of the game....
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Adams, Wyoming beat Air Force 64-52

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Josh Adams had 20 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday night, and Wyoming made 11 3-pointers in a 64-52 win over Air Force. Alexander Aka Gorski had a pair of 3-pointers and Jeremy Lieberman added a third to spark a Cowboys' 17-5 run that was capped by Adams' two free throws at 59-46 with 5:37 to play. Lieberman finished 4 of 5 from 3-point range with 13 points...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston needs 2 OTs to beat Wyoming 94-89

LAS VEGAS (AP) Rob Gray Jr. and Damyean Dotson scored 21 points apiece and Houston beat Wyoming 94-89 in double overtime Tuesday night in the Global Sports Classic. Wyoming led by four with 59 seconds left in regulation until Gray hit a 3-pointer and, after two Jason McManamen free throws, Gray converted a 3-point play with 19 seconds left to force overtime. Houston (9-2) jumped...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Marshall tops Wyoming 90-82 in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) James Kelly scored a career-high 38 points with 13 rebounds and Marshall topped Wyoming 90-82 at the Global Sports Classic in Las Vegas. Kelly was 15 of 21 from the floor with three 3-pointers. Jon Elmore added 13 points for Marshall (4-7), which shot 48.4 percent overall and made 11 of 32 3-point attempts. Josh Adams led Wyoming with a career-high 37 points. He...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Wyoming hits late FTs to hold off Omaha 76-75

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Jason McManamen and Josh Adams went 4 for 4 from the free throw line in the final 10 seconds to help Wyoming hold off Omaha 76-75 on Saturday. After Omaha pulled to 70-67 with 52 seconds left, Wyoming dribbled down the clock and Justin James made a runner in the lane. Tre'Shawn Thurman answered with a 3-pointer with 13.9 seconds left for a two-point game. McManamen...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Southern pulls away from Wyoming 68-58

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Trelun Banks scored 21 points with 7-for-14 shooting to lead Southern to a 68-58 win over Wyoming on Thursday night. Adrian Rodgers added 14 points plus eight rebounds and Tony Nunn had 10 points for Southern (6-2), which controlled the glass 45-25 and never trailed. Banks hit back-to-back 3-pointers midway through the first half to give Southern its first...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wyoming beats Denver 68-52 with late-game breakaway

DENVER (AP) Josh Adams, who's averaging 22 points per game, scored 19 Wednesday night with nine rebounds and three assists to help Wyoming defeat Denver 68-52. The Cowboys (5-2) were balanced. Alexander Aka Gorski scored 15 points, Alan Herndon 12 on 5-for-5 shooting, and Jason McManamen added 10 points on a trio of 3-point shots and four assists. Bryant Rucker led Denver (5...
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December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Wyoming’s Josh Adams posterizes defender

The college basketball season has provided us with a ton of highlights already. The most exciting part about any basketball game is certainly when someone elevates and throws down a monster jam. Wyoming’s Josh Adams, the only returning starter from a team that won the Mountain West, has just provided one of the sickest dunks of the 2015-16 season. The Cowboys were leading Montana...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wyoming's Josh Adams posterizes a Montana State defender

Midway through the second half of Wyoming's second meeting with Montana State this season, Josh Adams split the Bobcat defense and slammed all over another defender who was looking to draw a charge.Adams finished with a game-high 25 points as the Cowboys defeated Montana State, 82-68, on Saturday night.
Via FOX Sports
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hill sets school rushing record as Wyoming beats UNLV 35-28

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Brian Hill rushed for 232 yards and a touchdown, setting a school record for rushing yards in a season, and Cameron Coffman tossed three touchdown passes as Wyoming beat UNLV 35-28 Saturday. Wyoming (2-10, 2-6 Mountain West) avoided setting a school record for losses in the season with the win. It was Hill's fifth 200-yard game of his career and fourth of the...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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