Wyoming defeats New Mexico Highlands 83-67

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Josh Adams scored 26 points and Wyoming defeated New Mexico Highlands 83-67 on Thursday night. Adams scored 13 points and Justin James and Trey Washington III 10 apiece in the first half when Wyoming (2-1) led by as many 25 points. The Cowboys were up 50-30 at the break on 17-of-31 shooting (54.8 percent), including making 9 of 17 3-point attempts. Washington...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wyoming subdues Bristol in dominant 101-62 win

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Alexander Aka Gorski scored 18 points as Wyoming dismantled Bristol (CA) 101-62 in the season opener for both teams Friday night. Gorski was 5 for 7 from the field, 3 for 4 from 3-point range and 5 for 6 from the charity stripe. He was one of five Cowboys to score in double figures. Jason McManamen had 14, while Morris Marshall, Trey Washington III and Justin...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Offense wins games but defense could lead CSU back to a bowl

  Colorado State’s championship dreams — or at least bowl hopes — are still alive after defeating the Wyoming Cowboys 26-7 Saturday evening in Laramie, Wyoming. Without a doubt, this was a total team victory; all three phases played well enough to earn the victory and improve their overall record to 4-5. “Played like a team that was hungry,” said Rams head coach Mike Bobo...
Via BSN Denver
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Rams run over Cowboys in Border War blowout

  Border War? More like a one-sided beat-down on this November Saturday. The Colorado State Rams Football team were prepared to play their hated rival to the north, coming out on fire and never relenting. The Rams took a 23-0 lead over the Wyoming Cowboys by scoring on their first four drives while the home team fumbled, punted three times and then fumbled again. In the second half...
Via BSN Denver
18 days ago  |  Discuss

GAMETRACKER: Colorado State vs. Wyoming football

Border War: The Colorado State Rams take on the Wyoming Cowboys at Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, Wyo., 1 p.m., Nov. 7, 2015.

Keys to Border War Victory: Defense must play well for win in Wyoming

  Border War! The two finest words in the English dictionary for a CSU Rams fan besides “Rocky Mountain Showdown.” That’s three words, but you get it. The rivalry between the Colorado State Rams and Wyoming Cowboys has been going strong since 1899 and the Rams and the Cowboys have met a total of 106 times. (In fact, the two schools can’t even agree on how many times they’ve...
Via BSN Denver
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Border War beginnings: CSU, Wyoming hatred started in 1899

  For the participants of the Border War, winning is important for many reasons. “To get the boot back would mean a lot to me,” senior Kevin Pierre-Louis said after last week’s loss to San Diego State. “It belongs to CSU. A guy who went to CSU. “But it’s also a good week to look forward to because Wyoming hates us and we hate them,” KPL continued. “It’s not a secret...
Via BSN Denver
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Wyoming assistant Marty English talks Border War to Rams Wednesday

  Ah, Border War week. Nothing quite like it. Colorado State football (3-5, 1-3 MW) faces a must-win game against a heated and hated rival in the Wyoming Cowboys (1-8, 1-4 MW). “We’re preparing for a team that could beat anybody, on any given day,” Rams head coach Mike Bobo said after practice Wednesday. “They have the talent. Anytime you’ve got a running back like that...
Via BSN Denver
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State beats Wyoming 34-14

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Brett Rypien passed for 211 yards and three touchdowns and Jeremy McNichols rushed for 166 yards to lead Boise State to a 34-14 victory over Wyoming on Saturday night. Boise State (6-2, 3-1), humbled in its worst Mountain West Conference loss in school history a week ago, needed the win to keep pace with Mountain Division-leading Utah State. Wyoming (1-7, 1-3)...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Wyoming Cowboys lasso first win after 0-6 start to season

Cam Coffman threw for 213 yards and three touchdowns and Brian Hill rushed for 188 yards as the Cowboys beat Nevada 28-21 on Saturday afternoon.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
October 18, 2015

Wyoming announces suspension of LB/PR D.J. May

Wyoming Cowboys head coach Craig Bohl is apparently not-too-tolerant of whatever his go-to linebacker and special teams guru D.J. May did to violate team rules. Refusing to comment on the situation, Bohl’s statement read he “would have no further comment on May’s suspension.” May’s suspension will be in place when Wyoming takes on Eastern Michigan this weekend. It shouldn’t...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Santiago with 2 touchdowns; North Dakota beats Wyoming 24-13

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) John Santiago ran for 148 yards and two touchdowns to lead North Dakota to a 24-13 victory over Wyoming in the season opener for both teams on Saturday. It was North Dakota's first win in seven tries over an FBS opponent. Santiago ran for a 52-yard touchdown and bullied in from the 1 for a score, and finished with 148 yards rushing on 24 carries. Keaton Studsrud...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Power conference schools avoiding games at Wyoming

The Wyoming Cowboys basketball team made the NCAA Tournament this past season for the first time since 2002, but it didn’t come as any sort of fluke. The Dome of Doom is easily one of the toughest places to play in all of college basketball, and some of the top-tier programs in the country realize that. According to College Basketball Talk, it was reported earlier this week that...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Rains will take a small parting gift with him

Connor Rains was the first to fall from the Denver Broncos inchoate offensive line, as the former Wyoming Cowboys lineman was waived by the team on Sunday following an injury that occurred Friday. The team announced it had signed rookie free agent Charles Sweeton on Sunday, as well. #Broncos sign rookie OT Charles Sweeton & designate rookie OT Connor Rains as waived/injured...
Via Mile High Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Wyoming CB Ryon’e Winters to transfer

Wyoming Cowboys cornerback Ryon’e Winters will transfer out of the program for “personal reasons,” according to a press release from the university which was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. Winters also posted the following on his Twitter page: “I have made the decision that I will no longer play football at the University of Wyoming for personal...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Nance Jr.'s old tweet about Kobe Bryant's rape case resurfaces

Kids, didn't we warn you about being careful how you use social media? Because you never know when a tweet you posted three years ago about an NBA superstar is going to pop up at a most inopportune time -- like when that superstar's team has just picked you in the draft. Larry Nance Jr., a power forward from Wyoming -- and, yes, son of the former NBA slam dunk champion -- went at...
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Wyoming to take time replacing recently departed coach

The Wyoming Cowboys football team has a void to fill on its coaching staff, following the departure of wide receivers coach Kenni Burns, who abruptly resigned from his position last week. However, rather than rush to find a new positional coach, Wyoming has decided to wait until after the upcoming season to name a replacement. Instead of making a new hire, the school says they “will...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Nance Jr. Wouldn’t At All Mind Following In His Dad’s NBA Footsteps

WALTHAM, Mass. — Larry Nance Jr. is just another kid looking to take up the family business. For him, that business is basketball. Nance, a 6-foot-8 forward prospect who recently completed his senior season at Wyoming, is the son of longtime NBA player Larry Nance. The elder Nance played 13 seasons for the Phoenix Suns and Cleveland Cavaliers, earning three All-Star nods and...
Via NESN.com
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Picking a Nickname Won't End the Discussion

First, there's about four months will UND's fall sports kick off the 2015-16 season. For those keeping track on the calendar, UND plays a football game against the Wyoming Cowboys in 120 days. The question is, what will UND's sports teams be referred to when next season rolls around?Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald kind of reinforced an opinion that has picked up steam since...
Via Goon's World
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Mertens' trip to cusp of NFL was a long, rough road

DENVER (AP) Patrick Mertens' NFL dream was delayed by, of all things, a mosquito bite. Fishing in a creek in 2011, Mertens suffered a bite that he didn't even feel at the time but which leveled the 6-foot-5, 290-pound defensive tackle from the University of Wyoming. It left him partially paralyzed, sapped his strength, stole his stamina, whittled 75 pounds off his frame, forced...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Illinois-Chicago names Steve McClain as head coach

Illinois-Chicago announced the hiring Monday of Steve McClain, who has spent the last five seasons as associate head coach under Tom Crean at Indiana. McClain comes to the Flames with prior head coaching experience, having spent nine years leading the Wyoming Cowboys (1998-2007) before becoming an assistant coach at Colorado for three more seasons (2007-10). McClain also counts TCU...
Via Fox Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Wyoming Player Comes Justthisclose To Murdering Northern Iowa Player On Game’s First Play

Wyoming player Derek Cooke Jr. dropped the hammer with a monster dunk on Northern Iowa's Matt Bohannon.
Via Gamedayr
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Crappy Charge Call Negates Derek Cooke Jr.’s Monster Slam

This embed is invalid" /> As fun as these nail-biting NCAA Tournament games are, one infuriating aspect of college basketball still prevails — the charge call. Honestly, when was the last time you saw a college ref make a blocking call? It sure as hell didn’t happen during the first couple of seconds of the Wyoming-Northern Iowa game. As you can see above...
Via Busted Coverage
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam's 3 lifts Cowboys to 45-43 win over Aztecs in MWC final

LAS VEGAS (AP) Josh Adams hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left and Wyoming earned its first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 13 years with a 45-43 victory over San Diego State in the Mountain West Conference championship Saturday. Wyoming (25-9) labored through a physical, defensive-dominated second half, keeping the Aztecs within reach despite going 8:31 without a field goal. The...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wyoming upsets No. 25 Boise State in OT of MWC semis

LAS VEGAS -- Wyoming entered the Mountain West tournament looking to change its fortunes. Five losses in the last six conference tournament games didn't exactly inspire confidence. Well, now the Cowboys are a win away from a title. Josh Adams scored 27 points and Larry Nance Jr. added 20 to lead Wyoming to a 71-66 overtime victory over No. 25 Boise State in the Mountain West Conference...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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