Wyoming Sends San Diego State Packing

March 8, 2001

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Josh Davis had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead Wyoming toa 73-58 victory over San Diego State on Thursday in the first round of theMountain West Conference tournament.

Uche Nsonwu-Amadi added 15 points for the Cowboys (20-8) and Marcus Baileyscored 12.

Randy Holcomb led San Diego State (14-14) with 24 points. Al Faux added 13points and David Abramowitz added nine.

The Aztecs trailed only 36-33 at the half, but Wyoming opened the secondhalf with a 17-5 run to build a 53-38 advantage. All but one of the 17 pointscame on either lay-ups or dunks.

San Diego State cut the lead to 62-53, behind two 3-point baskets byAbramowitz and another by Holcomb. But Wyoming scored the next 10 points to goup by 19. Bailey, who was held to three points in the first half, sparked therally with two baskets.

Wyoming will next play BYU in the semifinals. The Cougars beat Air Force,69-54, earlier in the day.