Jan. 18, 2005
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Dion Sherrell and Justin Williams each scored 19points, and Derek Wabbington had eight of his 12 points in the final 5:20 ofthe game in leading Wyoming past Brigham Young 83-71 Monday night.
The loss for BYU was its fourth in its last five games.
Wyoming (9-7 overall, 1-2 Mountain West Conference) led 35-31 at the half.BYU tied the game early in the second half with an 8-4 run, only to see Wyomingbuild a pair of eight-point leads.
The Cougars worked back to within 59-57 on a 3-pointer by Mike Hall, butWyoming answered with a 10-4 run started by a 3-point-play by Williams,followed by a 3-point shot by Sherrell.
BYU would get no closer than 69-65 with 5:49 to go after back-to-backbaskets by Derek Dawes. Wyoming outscored the Cougars 14-6 the rest of the way,with Wabbington scoring eight of the points.
BYU (6-12, 0-3) was led by Hall's 16 points. Mike Rose added 13, Dawes 11and Keena Young 10.