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Jr. Nathan Sobey
Junior guard Nathan Sobey takes a tough leaner in a game earlier this season. (Photo by Townsquare Media)
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Cowboys Fall Short at Air Force 72-66

Nathan Sobey scored a career-high 22 points, and Leonard Washington returned to the line-up and posted a double-double, but it wasn't enough. The Wyoming Cowboys lost their third straight game in Mountain West Conference action at Air Force Tuesday night by a final of 72-66. UW suffered through a six-and-a-half minute stretch without a field goal in the second half and couldn't overcome that dry spell.

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Chinese Basketball Association Dunk Contest
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Chinese Basketball Association’s Dunk Contest Even Worse Than You’d Imagine

If you think the NBA’s slam dunk contest has lost some of its luster, then you won’t know what to make of the disaster that is the Chinese Basketball Association’s version of this event.

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Sophomore Derek Cooke Jr.
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UNLV Runs Past Pokes 65-42

The Wyoming Cowboys were no match for the UNLV Runnin' Rebels Saturday night in a 65-42 loss at the Arena-Auditorium. The Rebels built a double figure lead midway through the first half and were never threatened by the Pokes.

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Cheerleader Makes Unbelievable Half Court Shot

The internet has been on a roll with the half court shot videos lately. Still, in terms of impressiveness, this one is going to be pretty hard to beat. It's hard enough to sink a shot from half court, but this cheerl

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Fr guard Josh Adams
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Cowboys Crushed at San Diego State, 79-51

The two-game win streak in Mountain West play was short-lived for the Wyoming Cowboys, as they got pasted by the Aztecs in San Diego Tuesday night, 79-51. Without their leading scorer and rebounder, Leonard Washington, the Pokes were no match for SDSU, who shot 68 percent in the game and built a 24-point lead by halftime.

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Head Coach Larry Shyatt
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Cowboys Fight Past Fresno State 55-51 in Overtime

To say the game was physical does it no justice. In another defensive slug fest, the Wyoming Cowboys out-lasted the Fresno State Bulldogs 55-51 in overtime Saturday at the Arena-Auditorium. The Cowboys out-scored Fresno State 14-2 over the final 8:20 of game action, including the overtime period.

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Basketball HoF 2013
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Gary Payton, Tim Hardaway and Mitch Richmond Named Basketball Hall of Fame Finalists

A trio of 1990s basketball greats were among 12 finalists named for possible election into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday.

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Junior guard Nathan Sobey
Junior guard Nathan Sobey takes a shot in a game earlier this season for the Cowboys. Sobey's deep shooting provided a spark on Wednesday night, as Wyoming snapped a 5-game MW losing streak with a win over Nevada. (Photo by Townsquare Media)
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Cowboys Hot Shooting from Deep Keys 68-48 Win over Nevada

A balanced scoring attack, with three players in double figures, combined with 50 percent shooting from 3-point range helped the Wyoming Cowboys snap a five-game conference losing streak Wednesday night at the Arena-Auditorium. UW defeated the Nevada Wolfpack 68-48, as they won their first MW game since an upset of then #14 San Diego State on January 19.

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Derek Cooke, Jr.
Soph. forward Derek Cooke, Jr. goes up for a basket in a game against CSU Baskersfield earlier this season. The Cowboys beat the Roadrunners in California Wednesday night. (Photo by Townsquare Media)
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Cowboy Basketball Snaps Skid in 61-53 Win at CSU Bakersfield

Larry Nance Jr. scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds, and Derek Cooke Jr. added a career-high tying 12 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, as the Wyoming Cowboys picked up a 61-53 win at CSU Bakersfield Wednesday night in California. The Pokes led wire-to-wire to break their four-game losing streak, and beat the Roadrunners for a second time this season.

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Check Out This Amazing Trick Shot Featuring a Two-Year-Old [VIDEO]

There are a lot of trick shot videos on YouTube. But the newest one is pretty good, because the person making the shots is a two-year-old!

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Titus Owns At Basketball
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This Toddler Is Way Better Than You At Shooting Hoops [VIDEO]

Meet Titus.  He is your average toddler.  He enjoys watching cartoons, eating cereal, and taking naps.  Oh yeah, he is also way better than you at shooting trick shots.  The NBA is going to have to lower their age limit.

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Larry Nance, Jr.
Larry Nance, Jr. makes a move in a game earlier this season. (Photo by Kari Eakins, Townsquare Media)
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Wyoming Cowboys Dogged by Fresno State Bulldogs in 49-36 Loss

You may have heard sayings around the game of basketball like, "there's a cap on the basket," or "they can't throw it in the ocean." It certainly played out like that Wednesday night, as the Wyoming Cowboys struggled and shot just 24 percent from the field in a 49-36 loss at the Fresno State Bulldogs.

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