Men's Basketball

Cowboys Top Rams, 83-74

Djibril Thiam had eight points and four rebounds in 25 minutes of play against CSU.

Djibril Thiam had eight points and four rebounds in 25 minutes of play against CSU.

Jan. 24, 2009

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -Afam Muojeke scored 25 points as Wyoming held on to beat Colorado State 83-74 on Saturday.

The Cowboys (2-3 Mountain West Conference, 13-6) led by as much as 16 points in the second half before seeing Colorado State cut the lead to two late in the game.

Jesse Carr led the Rams (2-4, 7-13) with 21 points, while Travis Franklin scored 17 and Andy Ogide with 13.

The Rams battled back and cut the Wyoming lead to 58-56 on a 16-7 run with 8:22 to play. They made it 69-67 with 3:50 remaining.

But Wyoming never gave up the lead and used a 7-0 run for some breathing room. The Cowboys hit 6-of-9 from the free-throw line in the final 1:18.

Tyson Johnson scored 19 for Wyoming, which led 45-31 at halftime. Brandon Ewing finished with 18 points and Sean Ogirri scored 11.


 

 

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