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UW preparing for Lobos

Jan 23, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Two of the top-three teams in the Mountain West Conference face off at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Arena-Auditorium when the University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

UW reflects on triple OT game

Jan 21, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- There was a lot to reflect on following the University of Wyoming's 70-65 triple-overtime win at Fresno State last Saturday.
The story was ... [more]

UW wins triple overtime thriller at Fresno to bounce back from setback to S.D. State

Jan 18, 2015 - The Associated Press:  FRESNO, Calif. -- After three overtimes, Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt felt fortunate just to be on the winning end no matter how hard it was to get there.
Larry ... [more]

Pokes challenge Bulldogs for top spot in MWC

Jan 16, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAME -- First place in the Mountain West is on the line Saturday when the University of Wyoming men's basketball team visits Fresno State.
The 25th-ranked ... [more]

Cowboys can't overcome turnovers in loss to SDSU

Jan 15, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- It was the type of game most expected.
Tough, physical, low-scoring.
Unfortunately, it didn't turn out how the University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Cowboys puts No. 25 ranking on the line vs. San Diego State

Jan 14, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Three of the University of Wyoming's four Mountain West opponents wanted to push the tempo and get the Cowboys out of their comfort level.
But when ... [more]

Wyoming returns to AP Top 25 for first time since '88

Jan 13, 2015 - The Associated Press:  It took Wyoming nearly three decades to get back into the AP Top 25. Now Larry Shyatt's Cowboys get the chance to stick around.
Back in the poll for the first ... [more]

Wyoming moves to 3-0 in MWC play

Jan 11, 2015 - From staff reports:  Senior forward Larry Nance Jr. posted 18 points and 10 rebounds to guide the University of Wyoming men's basketball team past Boise State, 65-54, on Saturday ... [more]

Nance fine after scare on surgically repaired knee

Jan 9, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming forward Larry Nance Jr. says his surgically repaired right knee is fine and plans to play Saturday against Boise State.
Nance said some scar ... [more]

Cowboys break road drought with thrilling win at CSU

Jan 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  Senior forward Larry Nance Jr. finished with a team-high 15 points, but it was redshirt sophomore guard Jason McManamen's three with 20 seconds left that gave ... [more]

Key game Wednesday for Pokes at CSU

Jan 7, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The Border War is always important, but Wednesday's may be a little extra special, as the Mountain West showdown features two squads with ... [more]

Cowboys struggle with field goal shooting in loss at Cal

Dec 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team had its chances late but couldn't capitalize in a 45-42 loss at California on Wednesday night at Haas Pavilion ... [more]

SMU puts in 18-1 run late in second half to down Pokes

Dec 7, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Both teams didn't score a lot in the first half on Friday in Dallas, Texas. UW shot 37.5 from the field in the first 20 minutes.

DALLAS -- It ... [more]

Wyoming hits road for first time Friday night

Dec 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- It's another meeting of two legendary Larrys on Friday when the University of Wyoming men's basketball team faces SMU at 5 p.m. MT in Dallas.
Head ... [more]

Two Casper Natrona players committee to UW football

Dec 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- For the second time in as many days, a football player from Casper Natrona County High School has verbally committed to play football at the ... [more]

Wyoming raises record to 7-0

Dec 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- In a game that featured several runs, it was the University of Wyoming men's basketball team that made most of them.
UW outscored Denver 16-4 over ... [more]

New Mexico holds off Wyoming 36-30

Nov 30, 2014 - The Associated Press:  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Carlos Wiggins returned a kickoff 97 yards for the game-winning touchdown late in the third on Saturday and New Mexico's defense held on ... [more]

Cowboys jump back into action

Nov 26, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team continues a busy stretch of four games in eight days by hosting Stetson on Wednesday at 7 p.m. MT ... [more]

Cowboys rout Florida A&M

Nov 25, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- The starters provided a big early lead, and the bench players took it from there.
All 11 University of Wyoming men's basketball players who saw ... [more]

Wyoming wins big over Colorado

Nov 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Junior guard Josh Adams scored 10 of his team-high 14 points in less than an eight-minute stretch in the second half as the University of Wyoming ... [more]

Cowboys close out home slate with Boise State

Nov 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Saturday is Senior Day for 24 Wyoming Cowboys as they play their final home game in War Memorial Stadium. The Cowboys will host the Boise State ... [more]

Yarbrough hitting his stride with Wyoming's defense

Nov 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Eventually, every volcano erupts.
It's a matter of time and pressure. The clock ticks and the lava bubbles just below the surface. Days pass, and ... [more]

Wyoming rallies past Western State 61-46

Nov 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Senior forwards Larry Nance Jr. and Derek Cooke Jr. notched 13 points apiece to guide the University of Wyoming men's basketball team to a 61-46 win ... [more]

Wyoming christens renovated Arena-Auditorium with a win

Nov 18, 2014 - The Associated Press:  On Sunday afternoon, 5,876 people experienced something for the first time.
When the Wyoming Cowboys huddled near their bench for the pregame introductions ... [more]

Natson leads Utah State past Wyoming, 20-3

Nov 9, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- JoJo Natson touched the ball only seven times in Utah State's victory over Wyoming on Friday night. He needed only two to decide the game.
Natson ... [more]

UW looks to expose freshman QB for second consecutive week

Nov 7, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Inside Bulldog Stadium, allegiances shifted quickly.
Prior to Wyoming's road game at Fresno State on Saturday night, the Bulldogs' redshirt freshman ... [more]

UW's Herndon, McManamen use redshirt year to improve

Nov 5, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Alan Herndon and Jason McManamen's offseasons have been longer than most.
Last season, they were the Cowboys you didn't see. Their work was private ... [more]

Nance cleared to play basketball for Pokes

Oct 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  The forward averaged 15.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 2.1 block shots per game last season before his injury.

University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

San Jose State beats Wyoming 27-20 in OT

Oct 19, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Playing defense in football comes down to attitude, San Jose State coach Ron Caragher says.
"Our defensive guys have a great attitude," Caragher ... [more]

Like Kirkegaard, San Jose State QB Gray waited patiently for opportunity

Oct 17, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Between Colby Kirk-egaard and Joe Gray, waiting is a common trait.
By now, most Wyoming fans have heard Kirkegaard's story. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound ... [more]