Oct. 5, 2002
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Derek Armah ran for a career-high 181 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown with 6:12 left to help Wyoming end its school-record 12-game losing streak with a 34-30 win over The Citadel on Saturday.
Wyoming (1-4) hadn't won a game since Sept. 22, 2001, at Utah State. The 12 straight losses broke the record set during the 1929-30 seasons.
Still, the Cowboys didn't have an easy time against the I-AA Bulldogs (1-4). The Citadel converted 17 of its 23 chances on third down. Nehemiah Broughton led the Bulldogs with 175 yards rushing and two touchdowns.
The Citadel drove to the Wyoming 15-yard line, but a false start by Lew Dawson on fourth and inches with 1:26 left stalled the drive, and the Bulldogs turned the ball over on downs.
Jeff Klein was 24 of 47 for 335 yards and no interceptions for The Citadel. Receiver Scooter Johnson caught nine passes for 124 yards, his third straight 100-yard game.
Armah carried the ball 29 times, gaining 106 yards in the first half. Wyoming finished with 239 yards on the ground.
Armah's touchdown came on a 24-yard run, during which he broke several tackles, with 6:12 left.