* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- Head coach Jeff Linder and the Wyoming Cowboys officially announced the 2022-23 non-conference slate on Wednesday morning. The Pokes will play 12 non-conference contests with six taking place inside the Arena-Auditorium and six more on neutral floors.

The Cowboys will host an open scrimmage prior to the San Jose State football game on Saturday. The event is free and open to the public and is set for a 3 p.m. start. Autographs will follow the scrimmage and fans will have the opportunity to “select a seat” and purchase season tickets during the event.

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The Pokes open the season with three-straight contest in Laramie. Wyoming will open the season against Colorado Christian on Nov. 7. The Pokes will then host Nicholls State on Nov. 10 and wrap up the homestand by hosting Southeastern Louisiana three nights later. Nicholls State took part in the NIT last season

Wyoming will then head to 2022 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam from November 18-21. The Cowboys open play against Howard on Nov. 18. The Pokes will then either face Drake or Buffalo in the second round of the tournament. Other teams include Tarleton State, Belmont, Boston College and George Mason.

After the trip to the Virgin Islands, Wyoming will face Santana Clara Nov. 30 in a neutral site contest at Salt Lake Community College.

The Cowboys will then play three more contests, facing Grand Canyon on Dec. 3 in a non-conference meeting for the second-straight season. The Pokes will then host Texas A&M Commerce on Dec. 6 and wrap up the home portion of the non-conference schedule against Louisiana Tech on Dec. 10, as the Bulldogs are coming off a 24-win season a year ago.

In the inaugural Legends of Basketball Showcase, a college basketball quadruple header set for Dec. 17 at the United Center in Chicago. The Cowboys will face off against Dayton in an evening contest.

Wyoming will wrap up non-conference play on Dec. 21. The Jerry Colangelo Classic, a premier college basketball showcase hosted at Footprint Center, will see the Pokes will face Saint Mary's.

Season tickets for Cowboy basketball are on sale. Fans can purchase tickets online at GoWyo.com/tickets by email at tickets@uwyo.edu or fans may call the UW Athletics Ticket Office at (307) 766-7220.

Season tickets are also available in person at the Athletics Ticket Office located on the West Side of the Arena-Auditorium located at Willett Drive and 19th Streets on the UW campus.

Game times and television schedule for Cowboy basketball will be released at a later date. Date may change with television schedule.

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