Men's Basketball

Wyoming Falls to League-Leading Utah

Sean Ogirri scored 17 points against Utah Saturday.

Sean Ogirri scored 17 points against Utah Saturday.

Feb. 7, 2009

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Luke Nevill, Luka Drca, Lawrence Borha and Tyler Kepkay all scored 15 points Saturday to lead Utah to an 80-70 win over Wyoming.

Utah (16-7, 7-2 Mountain West) pulled away in the second half behind strong 3-point shooting.

The Utes hit 11-of-24 3-pointers in the game, as Drca, Borha and Kepkay combined to hit 9-of-14 from long range.

It was the first home loss in 11 games this season for Wyoming (14-9, 3-6).

Wyoming led 32-29 late in the first half before Drca hit two straight 3-pointers as the Utes led 35-34 at halftime.

Utah opened the second half with two 3-pointers each by Borha and Kepkay. Borha's third 3-pointer with 9:42 left put the Utes up by a dozen.

The Cowboys cut the lead in half before a 3-pointer by Shaun Green and two free throws with 52 seconds put Utah back up by 11.

Brandon Ewing led Wyoming with 18 points, followed by Sean Ogirri with 17.

 

 

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