Dec 1, 2001
WYOMING 86, Cal State Fullerton 71 Box Score
By ROBERT W. BLACK
Associated Press Writer
LARAMIE, Wyo. - Donta Richardson, in his first Division I start, scored19 points, including 10 during a key five-minute run, to lead Wyoming to a86-71 win over Cal State Fullerton on Saturday.
For Fullerton (1-4), Pape Sow scored a career-high 19 points and had ninerebounds, while Brandon Campbell tallied 18 points and Kevin Richardson added11.
Wyoming used a 49-22 run during a nine-minute stretch bridging the half towipe out a 13-point deficit and go up 58-44 with 15:51 remaining.
The Titans, though, were within 69-61 after a free throw by Josh Fischerwith 8:25 left. That was before an 8-0 roll by Wyoming, highlighted byNsonwu-Amadi's two lay-ins. His last bucket, on an assist by Corner, put theCowboys up 77-61 with 4:36 left.
Fullerton got no closer than 11 points the rest of the way.
The Cowboys started slow, missing 14 of their first 18 shots to fall behind22-9 in the first 11 minutes.
After Ryan Dillon's 3-pointer gave Fullerton a 31-23 lead with 5:11 left inthe first half, Wyoming exploded for an 18-4 run to close out the period andtake a 41-35 halftime lead.
Richardson, a junior who transferred from Sheridan (Wyo.) College, keyed theblitz with 10 points, including a 3-pointer that tied it at 33 and a steal anddunk just before the half.