Cowboys Elude Eastern Kentucky, 98-78

Nov 24, 2001

WYOMING 98, Eastern Kentucky 78 - Box Score

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Nigerian cousins Uche Nsonwu-Amadi and Ugo Udezueproved to be nightmares for Eastern Kentucky, combining for 30 points and 22rebounds in Wyoming's 98-78 win Saturday.

Nsonwu-Amadi, who was 8-of-8 from the floor, scored 18 points and Udezue had12. Each grabbed 11 rebounds.

Josh Davis led the Cowboys (2-1) in scoring for the third straight time with20 points. He had nine rebounds, barely missing his third consecutivedouble-double.

Paris Corner came off the bench and didn't miss a shot to score 15 points,while Jason Straight added 11 and Marc Bailey 10 for Wyoming.

Eastern Kentucky's Spanky Parks led all scorers with 23, while Ben Rushingadded 12 and Michael Haney 11.

Wyoming never trailed but held a slim 58-56 lead with 14:41 left afterParks' 3-pointer for the Colonels (1-2).

The Cowboys then used their superior height and rebounding strength tooutscore the Colonels 40-22 the rest of the way.

Wyoming, which held a 57-35 advantage on the boards, opened up a 98-74 leadnear the end.