Wyoming Hosts Northern Colorado in First Meeting Since 1995

Nov. 21, 2005


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The Wyoming Cowboys and Northern Colorado Bears will face each other for the first time since 1995 on Tuesday in Wyoming's Arena-Auditorium. Wyoming brings a 2-1 (.667) record into Tuesday's game. UNC is 0-3 on the season. The game is scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m., Mountain Time.

Wyoming holds a 47-17 advantage in the series, and won the last meeting in Laramie on Dec. 9, 1995, by a score of 92-63. The last time UNC defeated the Cowboys was Jan. 8, 1937, in Greeley by a 20-19 score.

The Cowboys have enjoyed great home success in the eight years under head coach Steve McClain.

Wyoming has built an 83-18 (.822) home record under McClain, and in games against non-conference opponents, McClain's home record is even more outstanding.

The Wyoming Cowboys have played 52 home games in the eight seasons McClain has been head coach in Laramie. Over that 52-game span, only six non-conference opponents have been able to win in Wyoming's Arena-Auditorium. UW holds an amazing 46-6 (.885) home record versus non-conference opponents.

Tuesday's game will be carried on the 26-station Cowboy Sports Network beginning one-half hour before game time.