Wyoming Returns Two Starters and Seven Letterwinners
2013-14: Aaron Tyser played in 10 games for the Cowboys during the 2013-14 campaign and helped the team as a scout-team member as well. Tyser scored 13 points during the season, including career highs of five points and three rebounds at Texas A&M on March 19. He went 5-of-7 from the field and 3-of-4 beyond the arc on the year.
2012-13: Tyser played in four games for Wyoming during the 2012-13 season, while also serving on the scout team. He earned one rebound against South Dakota on Nov. 15 and one against UC Santa Barbara on Dec. 21. After the season, he earned the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award, becoming the first Cowboy to do so.
Before Wyoming: Tyser attended Sheridan College during the 2011-12 season, where he redshirted under coach Steve Smiley. Prior to that, Tyser was one of the top student-athletes in the state of Wyoming. Tyser was named the 3A Men's Basketball Player of the Year as a senior after helping coach John Hepp and Buffalo High School earn a state championship in 2010-11. He averaged 16 points, seven rebounds and two assists while earning All-State and All-Conference honors. In the classroom, he graduated first in his class with a 4.0 grade-point average.
As a junior, Tyser and Buffalo finished runner-up at the state tournament, as he earned All-State and All-Conference accolades. He averaged 13 points and five rebounds. A three-year starter, Tyser also helped Buffalo capture the state title during his sophomore season when he was named All-Conference.
Tyser was also a two-year starter for the Buffalo football team at wide receiver and defensive end. The team was the state runner-up during his senior season. He was also a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: The son of Robert and Beth Tyser, Aaron was born on Jan. 2, 1993. He has one older brother, Jason. Aaron is majoring in elementary education at Wyoming.