Wyoming Holds Off Prairie View A&M, 80-75

Nov. 19, 2008

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Afam Muojeke scored 23 points as Wyoming held off Prairie View A&M in the final seconds of an 80-75 win Wednesday night.

Tyson Johnson added 20 points and Brandon Ewing scored 14 for the Cowboys (2-0).

Wyoming led 34-31 at the break, and the game stayed close throughout the second half. The Cowboys, who led 76-75 with 1:30 remaining, sealed the win in the final seconds on two free throws and a put-back basket by Johnson.

Darnell Hugee led the Panthers (1-4) with 19 points. Derek Johnson finished with 13, and Christopher Jones and Tim Meadows scored 12 apiece.

Wyoming committed 17 turnovers, but shot better from the field--hitting 46 percent of its shots compared to 39 percent by Prairie View A&M.