Feb 2, 2003
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Donta Richardson scored 25 points to lead Wyoming to a90-80 victory over UNLV Saturday night.
The Cowboys (16-3, 4-0 Mountain West Conference) shot 58.6 percent from thefield and never trailed.
Wyoming opened a 20-point lead with 10:11 to play and Richardson was aperfect 8-for-8 from the foul line in the last five minutes to seal thevictory.
UNLV (12-6, 1-4), shot 35.5 percent from the field including 2-of-10 fromthe three-point line in losing to the Cowboys for the fourth-straight time.
Marcus Banks led the Rebels with 24 points. Dalron Johnson added 16 pointsand 10 rebounds.
The Rebels stayed within reach early, but were outscored 8-3 in the finalfour minutes of the first half and trailed 42-33 at the break.
Uche Nsonwu-Amadi added 11 points and 10 rebounds for Wyoming, while DavidAdams scored 10.