Nov. 14, 2000
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
Junior guard Chris McMillianscored a team-high 18 points Tuesday night leading the Wyoming Cowboysto a 102-80 exhibition victory over the California East All-Stars.
A crowd of 5,695 at the Arena-Auditorium witnessed newcomer UcheNsonwu-Amadi record his first double-double of the season with 14 pointsand 14 rebounds. Ugo Udezue showed signs of his old self by chipping in13 points to go along with his five boards.
"We still need to learn to play together, but I believe as we do getcomfortable together we'll just get better and better." said Wyominghead coach Steve McClain. "I told the kids that if we didn't have somethings to work on, I would be disappointed. We know that we can get alot better."
Sophomore Marcus Bailey and junior Scottie Vines also scored indouble-figures for the Pokes, scoring 15 and 12 points respectively.Junior Ronell Mingo came off the bench to grab 10 rebounds.
"We have a lot of interchangeable parts, and that is what you want whenyou're trying to build a successful program. We now have enoughtalented players that a guy can have an off night, and you really don'tnotice it that much." McClain said.
The California East All-Stars were led by Kirk King who scored agame-high 26 points.
Wyoming begins its regular season schedule Saturday, Nov. 18, when ithosts Cal-State Riverside. Game time will be at 7:07 p.m. at the DoubleA.