* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Cowboys host the Fresno State bulldogs in a Saturday matinee in the Arena-Auditorium on Saturday. The contest is slated for a 2 p.m. start with fans receiving a replica jersey while supplies last.

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Fans may order tickets online, via email or by phone at: Go to GoWyo.com/tickets, Email tickets@uwyo.edu by Calling (307) 766-7220 or stopping by the UW Athletics Ticket Office on the West Side of the Arena-Auditorium on the corner of Willett Drive and 19th Street.

Fans can watch, listen to the contest, as well as follow stats on GoWyo.com and stream on the MW App. The game will be broadcast live on radio over the 26 affiliate stations of the Cowboy Sports Network, as Keith Kelly will be on the call alongside Kevin McKinney.

 

About The Teams

Wyoming heads into the contest with an 8-8 overall record after falling to No. 20 Utah State on the road on Tuesday by a score of 83-59. Wyoming is shooting 45 percent from the field on the season with opponents also shooting 45 percent.

The Pokes are shooting 38.1 percent from behind the arc for first in the MW and No. 24 in the nation. Wyoming is shooting 76 percent from the free throw line to rank second in the conference and No. 38.

The Bulldogs head into the contest with a 7-8 record and an 0-2 mark in conference play. Fresno State fell to Nevada at home in their last contest by a score of 72-57 on January 6. The Bulldogs are shooting 47 percent from the field with opponents shooting 44.7 percent. Fresno State shoots 33.1 percent from behind the arc and opponents are shooting 36 percent from the three-point line.

 

About The Players

Wyoming is led in scoring this season by Sam Griffin at 17.9 points per game for third in the MW and No. 79 in the nation. He leads the team with 35 made three pointers this season. Akuel Kot adds 14.9 points per game and is shooting 88 percent from the free throw line for the season.

Mason Walters adds 12.5 points per game and 3.3 rebounds. Caden Powell and Cam Manyawu lead the team with 5.9 rebounds per night, which ranks No. 11 in the conference.

The Bulldogs are led by Isaiah Hill at 12.4 points per game. He also leads the team grabbing 5.6 assists per game. Former Cowboy Xavier DuSell adds 9.9 points per game and leads the team with 37 three pointers.

Eduardo Andre adds 8.5 points per game on the season and adds 6.1 rebounds. Enoch Bakye leads the team grabbing 8.1 rebounds per game.

 

About The Series

The Cowboys trail the all-time series against the Bulldogs 22-15 in a series that dates back to 1972. The Cowboys are 11-6 at home all-time against the Bulldogs.

 

Up Next

The Cowboys will enjoy a midweek bye before hosting Nevada in the Arena-Auditorium on January 20 in a 5:30 p.m. start.

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