Wyoming Bounces Montana St., 82-69

Dec 16, 2001

WYOMING 82, Montana State 69 - Box Score

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Danta Richardson scored 18 points and Marcus Baileyadded 17 as Wyoming defeated Montana State 82-69 on Saturday.

The Cowboys (6-3) broke the game open on a 16-0 run in the first half andnever looked back. Their biggest lead was 23 in the second half.

Josh Davis added 11 points and Uche Nsonwu-Amadi 10 for Wyoming at theteams' annual Mini Mart Wyoming Shootout game.

The Bobcats (3-6) were led by James Clark's 17 points, followed by 12 fromTom Duffey and 10 by Casey Reynolds. Aaron Rich, who has been leading the teamwith 12 points per game, was held to just seven points.

The Cowboys outshot Montana State 55 percent to 42 percent from the fieldand 40 percent to 36 percent from 3-point range. Wyoming also had 11 steals,including five by Richardson.