Wyoming basketball teams win season-openers

Laramie, Wyo. – Wyoming's men's and women's basketball teams had season-opening victories last night. The Wyoming men defeated Cal State Bakersfield in Laramie, 84 to 58. The women had a 61 to 54 victory against the Denver Pioneers in Denver.

At the Arena Auditorium in Laramie, the Wyoming Athletics Department honored former Cowboy basketball player and All-American Kenny Sailors by putting up a banner in the arena. Sailors is widely credited with inventing the jump-shot.