Wyoming Rumors & News

  • Wyoming 77, San Jose State 74

    The Sports Xchange "Senior Josh Adams scored 26 points to lead Wyoming to a 77-74 victory over San Jose State on Wednesday night at the Arena-Auditorium in Laramie, Wyo. Junior Jason McManamen scored 16 points for Wyoming (14-17, 7-11 Mountain West Conference). Sophomore Alan Herndon and freshman Jordan..." March 03

  • UNLV 79, Wyoming 74

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Derrick Jones Jr. scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead UNLV to a 79-74 Mountain West victory over Wyoming on Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Senior guards Jerome Seagears and Ike Nwamu each finished with 18 points and freshman forward..." February 27

  • San Diego State 73, Wyoming 61

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Trey Kell scored 24 points and San Diego State clinched the Mountain West regular-season title with a 73-61 victory over Wyoming on Wednesday night in Mountain West play at Laramie, Wyo. Senior forward Winston Shepard had 14 points for the Aztecs (21-7, 14-1), who won for the..." February 25

  • Wyoming 84, Colorado State 66

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Josh Adams tied the school record with nine 3-pointers en route to 37 points and Wyoming rode a hot start to an 84-66 victory over Colorado State on Saturday in Mountain West play in Fort Collins, Colo. Adams tied a mark set by Maurice Alexander, who made nine against New Mexico..." February 20

  • Fresno State 79, Wyoming 75

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Marvelle Harris scored 25 points and made a career-best seven 3-point shots to lead Fresno State to a 79-75 victory over Wyoming on Wednesday in Mountain West play at Laramie, Wyo. Harris was 7 of 8 from behind the arc and the Bulldogs (17-9, 8-5) made a season-high 15 on 22..." February 18

  • Boise State 94, Wyoming 71

    The Sports Xchange "BOISE, Idaho -- Inspired to get back on the floor after a wild three days in which forward James Webb III's potential game-winning shot on Wednesday was waved off, Boise State hammered Wyoming 94-71 on Saturday in a Mountain West Conference game at Taco Bell Arena. Boise State (17-9, 8-5..." February 13

  • Three-star power forward commits to Wyoming

    College Basketball Talk "Tuesday evening Wyoming landed its second verbal commitment in the Class of 2016, as a power forward made his pledge to Larry Shyatt’s program less than a week after officially visiting the school. 6-foot-8 Irshad Hunte, who hails from Scarborough, Ontario, verbally committed to Wyoming with..." September 10

  • Larry Shyatt bypasses NBA to return with new contract at Wyoming

    CBS Sports "On the heels of an NCAA Tournament appearance, the school's first in over a decade, Wyoming has announced a new deal for its coach, Larry Shyatt. The 64-year-old has been at Wyoming since 2011, a return gig for him after serving as head coach for one season in 1997-98 before taking the Clemson..." July 15

  • Nance ready to return for Wyoming

    The Gazette "Senior forward Larry Nance Jr. is probable for Wednesday's home game with Fresno State after missing the last four with mononucleosis. Nance traveled with the team last Tuesday to Nevada, but didn't play. He's been participating in workouts since the team returned to Laramie Thursday, and had a..." February 24

  • Wyoming's Nance to miss Saturday's game against San Jose State

    Casper Star-Tribune "Wyoming senior forward Larry Nance Jr. will miss at least one more game, Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt said on Friday afternoon. Nance, out with mononucleosis, has missed Wyoming's last two games against Air Force and San Diego State. " February 14

  • Florida prep wing Eric Turner decommits from Wyoming

    Casper Star-Tribune "Wyoming's 2015 men's basketball signing class got a little bit smaller on Wednesday, when 6-foot-5, 195-pound wing Eric Turner decided to revoke his verbal commitment. Turner told the Star-Tribune on Tuesday night that he is still considering Wyoming, but wanted to take time to re-evaluate his..." October 25

  • Leading scorer Larry Nance Jr. cleared to practice at Wyoming

    CBS Sports "Wyoming's Larry Nance Jr. has been fully cleared to practice, Cowboys coach Larry Shyatt said Tuesday. The 6-foot-8 forward tore his ACL against Fresno State on Feb. 18 and was forced to miss the rest of the regular season and the Mountain West tournament." October 21

  • Florida prep standout Justin James commits to Wyoming hoops

    Casper Star-Tribune "Another day, another commitment. Justin James -- a 6-foot-7, 180-pound guard from Oldsmar Christian High School in Port Saint Lucie, Florida -- verbally committed to Wyoming on Sunday night. He became the Cowboys' fifth verbal commitment of the 2015 signing class, and the third from the state..." September 16

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Wyoming Extends Contract for Larry Shyatt through April, '19

    The Ranger "University of Wyoming Athletics Director Tom Burman announced Tuesday he is extending the contract of head men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt through April of 2019. Shyatt recently completed his third season at Wyoming since returning to UW in the spring of 2011 and his fourth overall season at..." June 17

  • Wyoming’s Larry Nance Jr. on track to return this fall from ACL tear

    College Basketball Talk "On Feb. 18, Wyoming improved to 8-5 in the Mountain West Conference. The 72-66 win over Fresno State took a backseat to an injury Larry Nance Jr. suffered in the opening minutes of the second half. The team’s top scorer tore was lost for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Wyoming’s..." May 29

  • Texas A&M 59, Wyoming 43

    ProSportsDaily "Kourtney Roberson scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the host Aggies breezed past the Cowboys in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational. Antwan Space added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Texas A&M (18-15), which will face Illinois State in the quarterfinals. Fabyon..." March 20

  • Wyoming's strategy in final conference game: play angry

    Casper Star-Tribune "The Wyoming Cowboys need to play angry. In sports, you often hear about the importance of maintaining a positive attitude. Coaches and players lecture about "flushing" a loss, ejecting it from your memory and moving forward in a new day. The losses may pile up, but they won't crush you, because..." March 07

  • Aggies defeat Wyoming on Senior Night

    Salt Lake Tribune "If Wednesday night was the last game five Aggie seniors ever play at the Spectrum, it was a proper send-off. Utah State’s five — Spencer Butterfield, Sean Harris, Preston Medlin, TeNale Roland and Jarred Shaw — each got a jersey. They each got a start. And prevailing through a few slow patches,..." March 06

  • Larry Nance Jr. tears ACL in win

    ESPN "Leading scorer Larry Nance Jr. tore his right ACL in Wyoming's victory against Fresno State on Tuesday night and will miss the rest of the season, the school announced Wednesday. Surgery for Nance is pending, a source said. Nance, son of the former All-Star forward for the Phoenix Suns and..." February 20

  • Larry Nance Jr. tears ACL in win

    ESPN "Leading scorer Larry Nance Jr. tore his right ACL in Wyoming's victory against Fresno State on Tuesday night and will miss the rest of the season, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said. The Cowboys' coaching staff was informed of the severity of the injury Wednesday morning, the..." February 19

  • Wyoming embraces defense, prepares for Fresno State rematch

    Casper Star-Tribune "The Wyoming Cowboys have come a long way. After its second preseason scrimmage on Oct. 18, head coach Larry Shyatt said he liked his team's selflessness on the offensive end, but the amount of easy baskets was a concern. Riley Grabau and Austin Haldorson each drained four 3-pointers in the..." February 18

  • Cowboys hope to stop another winning streak against Bulldogs

    WYOSports.net "The University of Wyoming men’s basketball team ended an opponent’s winning streak last week and hopes to do it again tonight. UW (16-9 overall, 7-5 Mountain West) hosts Fresno State (13-13, 6-7) at 7:05 tonight at the Arena-Auditorium. The visiting Bulldogs have won five straight, starting..." February 18

  • Wyoming Cowboys get defensive to upset No. 5 San Diego St. Aztecs, 68-62

    WYOSports.net "Larry Shyatt hoped that one day his University of Wyoming men's basketball team would find a rainbow after a eight losses by eight points or less this season, including a pair of road losses last week by a combined seven points. Shyatt's Cowboys found that rainbow, but instead of a pot of gold..." February 12

  • Wyoming chases down Air Force men after Falcons led by 15

    The Gazette "Air Force spent more time looking at the pursuer in the rearview mirror than paying attention to what it was doing. In doing so, it forgot one key component. "We just took our foot off the pedal," forward Kamryn Williams said. The Falcons led Wyoming by 15 points early, then tensed up and..." January 24

  • Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt out for Air Force game due to illness

    CBS Sports "Wyoming, which is 11-6, will not have the services of head coach Larry Shyatt on Wednesday night. The team is playing at 9-8 Air Force, but Shyatt was unable to travel due to illness, according to a school release. Shyatt is hoping to able healthy enough to rejoin the team for Thursday's..." January 23