December 31, 1998
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - For only the third time this decade, Wyoming claimed asix-game winning streak by defeating Dartmouth 76-47 on Thursday.
The Cowboys (9-2) led 17-16 with 6:30 left in the first half. They thensteamed through a 20-4 point run triggered by guards Brett McFall and AnthonyBlakes to lead 37-20 at the half.
Wyoming never looked back in the second half and scored the final 12 pointsof the game.
Forward Ugo Udezue led Wyoming with 17 points, followed by guard AnthonyBlakes with 14. McFall and Mann came off the bench to score nine points apiece,while forward Justin French had eight points.
Dartmouth was led by guard Greg Buth with 15 points. Forward Shaun Gee added12 points.
Wyoming's last six-game winning streak was last season and in 1990-91.
The Cowboys begin Western Athletic Conference competition at Rice on Jan. 7.Dartmouth wraps up its three-game Front Range trip at Air Force on Saturday.
1st half 2nd half OT Final(V)Dartmouth 20 27 - 47(H)Wyoming 37 39 - 76
Team Leaders Wyoming Dartmouth
Points Udezue-17 Buth-15Rebounds Udezue-12 McGinnis-15Assists McMillian-5 Boyd-6Steals Blakes-3 Gee-2
FG % 39.4% 25.8% FT % 58.3% 63.6%3-pt % 25% 20.7%
Pts off turnovers 21 52nd chance pts 18 15
Attendance - 4,679