* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Cowboys hit the road on Tuesday with a trip to the Mesa for a tough road test against San Diego State. The contest is slated for a 7 p.m. MT start in the only meeting between the two schools this season.

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Fans can watch the game on CBS Sports Network with Rich Waltz on the call joined by Dan Dickau and Darren Collison. Fans can listen to the contest, as well as follow stats on GoWyo.com. 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 game winners of two-straight after defeating Nevada 98-92 on Saturday in the Arena-Auditorium. The Pokes are 10-8 overall and 3-2 in conference play. UW is shooting 45.8 percent from the field for the season and 39.8 percent from behind the arc. Wyoming ranks seventh in the nation in three-point percentage and also lead the league. UW hit 13 three-pointers against Nevada tying a season-high. UW has shot 50 percent or better from both the field and behind the arc in six games this season.

 

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San Diego State heads into the contest with a 15-4 overall record and a 4-2 mark in conference play. The Aztecs are ranked No. 24 in the coaches poll and receiving votes in the associated press poll. SDSU features a talented offense averaging 76 points per game and are allowing 66.8 per game. San Diego State shoots 44.6 percent from the field and 31.7 percent from behind the arc. One of the top rebounding teams in the MW, SDSU averages 38.1 per game.

 

About The Players

Wyoming is led in scoring this season by Sam Griffin at 18.2 points per game for third in the Mountain West and No. 77 in the nation. He has hit 42 three on the season for fifth in the conference and has scored 20 or more points eight times. Akuel Kot adds 15.1 points per game ranking eighth in the conference. He has notched 20 or more points in five games this season and is 17 points away from 2,000 in his career. Mason Walters adds 11.6 points per game and Brendan Wenzel adds 8.9 and has scored season-highs in back-to-back games.

SDSU is led in scoring by Jaedon Ledee at 21.1 points per game to lead the Mountain West. He also leads the team grabbing 8.8 rebounds per game. He is shooting 56.5 percent from the field. Reese Waters adds 11.9 points per game on the season and has a team-high 30 triples for the season, as he is shooting 42.3 percent from behind the arc. Micah Parrish adds 10.1 points per game.

 

About The Series

The Cowboys trail the Aztecs 41-50 in the all-time series that dates back to 1979. Wyoming holds a 12-31 record against the Aztecs in San Diego.

 

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