Wyoming and Chadron State Close Out 2007, With New Year's Eve Day Game

Dec. 31, 2007

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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While they are from neighboring states -- Nebraska and Wyoming -- Chadron State College and the University of Wyoming will be playing for only the third time in history when they face each other on New Year's Eve day in Laramie. The game is scheduled to tip off at 2 p.m.

If you count an exhibition game in 2005, the Eagles and Cowboys will be meeting for the fourth time. Exhibition games, however, don't count as official games on a team's record.

Wyoming has won all of the previous meetings with the Eagles, including: a 74-58 exhibition win on Nov. 8, 2005; a 91-68 victory on Nov. 26, 1977; and a 41-14 win on March 10, 1920. All of the previous games were played in Laramie.

For Wyoming, it will be the Cowboys last non-conference game prior to opening Mountain West Conference play at home on Saturday, Jan. 5 versus New Mexico. The Pokes enter Monday's game with a 5-6 record this season. They will be looking to even their non-conference record at 6-6. Chadron State comes to Laramie with a 3-8 season record. The Eagles haven't played since Dec. 21.

There is no television coverage of Monday's game. The Cowboy Sports Network will broadcast the game live on radio over its 25 affiliate stations beginning with the pregame show at 1:30 p.m.