Pokes wrap up homestand today against SE Louisiana
* University of Wyoming press release
LARAMIE -- The Pokes wrap up their homestand on Sunday afternoon for a 2 p.m. start against Southeastern Louisiana in the Arena-Auditorium. It marks the first meeting between the schools and the second-straight against a team from the Southland Conference, after UW defeated Nicholls on Thursday.
The contest can be seen on AT&T SportsNet and the Mountain West Network with Jacob Tobey on the call alongside Brian Burton and Bridget Howard on the sidelines. It is the first of two games that will be on AT&T SportsNet during non-conference play, as the Grand Canyon contest will also be on the network.
Fans can listen to the watch the contest, as well as follow stats on GoWyo.com. The contest will be broadcast live on radio over the 26 affiliate stations of the Cowboy Sports Network, as Reece Monaco will have the call with Kevin McKinney on color.
To secure your seat in the Arena-Auditorium, purchase your tickets TODAY by calling the Wyoming Athletics Ticket Office at (307) 766-7220 or visit Gowyo.com/tickets.
About The Teams
The Cowboys are 2-0 on the season with wins over Colorado Christian and Nicholls. The Pokes are averaging 90.5 points per game, a number thank ranks at the top of the Mountain West. Wyoming is shooting 47 percent from the field and 34 percent from behind the arc averaging 12 triples per game.
Wyoming is grabbing 43 rebounds per game, and have a +8.0 margin on the glass this season. The Pokes also share the basketball at a high rate with 17.5 assists per game and have helpers on 58 percent of their baskets this season.
Southeastern Louisiana heads to Laramie with a 1-1 overall record after falling to Colorado State by a score of 80-69 on Friday. The Lions earned a win over Loyola (La.) in the season opener 90-72. SELA was picked to finish fourth in the Southland Conference this season.
A great team from beyond the arc the Lions are shooting 44 percent this season with 9.5 per game. From the field, the team is shooting 50 percent.
About The Players
The Pokes have six players averaging double-figures after two games.
Guard Brendan Wenzel, who made his season debut on Thursday, averages 20 per game. Forward Jeremiah Oden, who missed Thursday’s game, averages 17 points per game. Guard Max Agbonkpolo adds 13.5 points per game and leads the team grabbing seven rebounds per game.
Guard Hunter Maldonado adds 13.5 points per game and 6.5 assists per night, as he is Wyoming’s all-time leader in helpers and ranks fifth all-time in Mountain West history. Forward Hunter Thompson adds 12 points per game and 6.5 rebounds and guard Noah Reynolds adds 10 points per night.
Southeastern Louisiana is led by Christian Agnew at 14 points per game. He also adds four rebounds per contest, as he made his season debut at Colorado State. Forward Brody Rowbury adds 11 points per game along with three rebounds. He is 9-of-11 from the field. Guard Boogie Anderson adds 11 points per game and has a team-high eight assists.
About The Series
Wyoming and Southeastern Louisiana will meet for the first time on Sunday. Wyoming is 18-5 all-time against Teams from Louisiana.
The Cowboys head to the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands and open play on Friday at 2:15 p.m. against Howard.
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