Cowboys basketball http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming's Fundraising For Arena Improvements A Success http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyomings-fundraising-arena-improvements-success <p> The University of Wyoming Athletics Department says that ten million dollars in private donations has been raised as it moves forward with the 30 million dollar Arena Auditorium renovation project.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 02:06:22 +0000 Bob Beck 53124 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming's Fundraising For Arena Improvements A Success Report recommends spending more, accommodating UW student athletes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/report-recommends-spending-more-accommodating-uw-student-athletes <p>A new report suggests that University of Wyoming Athletics can excel with a few big changes.</p><p>UW President Bob Sternberg wants to improve UW athletics, and his office funded the $35,000 College Sports Associates study.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 01:33:09 +0000 Bob Beck 49405 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Report recommends spending more, accommodating UW student athletes Martinez will serve time and pay restitution for misdemeanor battery http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/martinez-will-serve-time-and-pay-restitution-misdemeanor-battery <p></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1">Former University of Wyoming basketball player Luke Martinez has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and is serving a sentence of 45 days in the Albany County Jail.&nbsp;</span></p><p class="p2">&nbsp;</p><p class="p2">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 00:40:55 +0000 Bob Beck 45316 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Martinez will serve time and pay restitution for misdemeanor battery UW Senior Leonard Washington named to to NABC All-District Team http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-senior-leonard-washington-named-nabc-all-district-team <p></p><p></p><p>The National Association of Basketball Coaches has named The University of Wyoming’s Leonard Washington to the All-District 17 Second Team.</p><p></p><p>This is the second year in a row that Washington was named to the squad.&nbsp; The senior helped lead the Pokes to a 20-14 record and a berth in the College Basketball Invitational. He averaged of 12 and a half points and just over eight rebounds a game.&nbsp; Washington’s 12 double-doubles ranked second in the Mountain West during the regular season.</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:09:39 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 38575 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Senior Leonard Washington named to to NABC All-District Team W. Michigan defeats Wyoming, ends Cowboys basketball season http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/w-michigan-defeats-wyoming-ends-cowboys-basketball-season <p></p><p></p><p>The season is over for the Wyoming Cowboys basketball team.&nbsp; Western Michigan defeated Wyoming 75-67 in the College Basketball Invitational.&nbsp;</p><p>The Cowboys had a chance to ice the game, but Wyoming’s Josh Adams made only one of two free throws, allowing the Broncos’ David Brown to tie the game with a three-point shot in the closing seconds and send the game into overtime.</p><p>In overtime, the Broncos pulled away.</p><p>After the game, Wyoming Sophomore Larry Nance Junior gave Brown credit for making a tough shot.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:53:14 +0000 Bob Beck 38500 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org W. Michigan defeats Wyoming, ends Cowboys basketball season Sobey leads Cowboys to last-minute victory in first round of College Basketball Invitational http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sobey-leads-cowboys-last-minute-victory-first-round-college-basketball-invitational <p></p><p>Wyoming’s Nathan Sobey made a three-point shot at the buzzer as the Cowboys rallied to beat Lehigh 67-66 in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational.&nbsp;</p><p>Wyoming trailed most of the second half, but rallied to tie it, only to see Lehigh take the lead with six seconds left, setting up&nbsp;Sobey’s game winning shot.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 15:08:40 +0000 Bob Beck 38250 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sobey leads Cowboys to last-minute victory in first round of College Basketball Invitational Wyoming Basketball legend Kenny Sailors to be inducted into Collegiate Hall of Fame http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-basketball-legend-kenny-sailors-be-inducted-collegiate-hall-fame <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=1006132&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces "><strong>Listen to the interview</strong></a></p><p>Former Cowboys Basketball Star and purported creator of the jump shot will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in Kansas City, Missouri this fall. At age 91, Sailors is the second Cowboy to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Wyoming Public Radio&rsquo;s Rebecca Martinez spoke with him this week. He says a lot has changed since his days on the court.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:19:03 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 20844 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming is off to its best start since the 1980's http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-its-best-start-1980s <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wyoming guard JayDee Luster scored a career high 18 points to lift&nbsp; the Cowboys to a 58-48 win over U-C Irvine.&nbsp; Luster normally distributes the ball, but the Anteaters played a defense that dared him to shoot.</p><p>&ldquo;Coach Shyatt prepared us for that before the game.&nbsp; He told me about a week ago that guys are going to start playing off of you to try and slow down our offense.&nbsp; But you know I&rsquo;ve been coming into the gym every night shooting 300 three&rsquo;s&hellip;so I had that confidence at the end of the game to keep shooting.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:26:19 +0000 Bob Beck 16511 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming is off to its best start since the 1980's