Cowgirls Unable to Stop Streaking Rams

January 23, 1999

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Becky Hammon had 27 points and six assists, and No. 8Colorado State used accurate shooting throughout to beat Wyoming 93-67Saturday.

CSU (20-1) gained a 45-31 halftime lead behind 53-percent shooting(19-of-36). The Rams only got hotter in the second half, making 61 percent(19-of-31).

Hammon, who entered the game averaging 19.8 points, was 11-of-16 from thefield, including 5-of-9 on 3-pointers.

Katie Cronin contributed 15 points, and Angie Gorton 11 rebounds for theRams, who outrebounded Wyoming 43-29.

Wyoming (5-11) was led by Jenny Lazzeri's 16 points. Carrie Bacon and ShelbyHoffman added 15 apiece.

The Cowgirls, who committed 23 turnovers while forcing 16, shot 41 percent(25-61).

GAME SUMMARY
              1st half  2nd half   OT     Final(V)CSU          45        48        -      93(H)Wyoming      31        36        -      67

Team Leaders Wyoming CSU

Points Lazzeri-16 Hammon-27Rebounds Lazzeri-8 Gorton-11Assists Ch.Bacon-5 Hammon-6Steals Three players-2 Johnson-3

Team Stats

FG % 41% 56.7% FT % 64.7% 66.7%3-pt % 37.5% 42.9%

Pts off turnovers 23 162nd chance pts 12 15

Attendance - 1,107