Cowboys Edge SMU, 89-85

January 16, 1999

Box Score

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Sophomore forward Ugo Udezue scored 22 points,including 13 in the second half, as Wyoming held off Southern Methodist 89-85Saturday night.

Wyoming led by as many as 13 points in the second half and was up 86-75 with2:41 left in the game when SMU scored 8 straight points in 61 seconds to closewithin 86-83.

Struggling from the free throw line all game, the Cowboys saw their lead cutto 87-85. But Bradley Mann, who came off the bench to score 16 points, hit twofree throws with 16 seconds remaining, and SMU would not score again.

Guard Anthony Blakes added 20 points and 17 rebounds for Wyoming (11-4overall, 2-2 WAC). Josh Davis contributed 19 points and 13 rebounds.

Gerald Sasser led SMU (6-10, 0-3) with 22 points.

GAME SUMMARY
              1st half  2nd half   OT     Final(V)SMU          36        49        -      85(H)Wyoming      41        48        -      89

Team Leaders Wyoming SMU

Points Udezue-22 Sasser-22Rebounds Blakes-17 Davis-10Assists McMillian-8 Hancock-4Steals McMillian-3 Woods-3

Team Stats

FG % 36.7% 34.7% FT % 56.8% 78.6%3-pt % 31.3% 40.6%

Pts off turnovers 16 202nd chance pts 26 18

Attendance - 8,216