January 16, 1999
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.
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
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