Cowboys Erupt for 120-73 Romp over Peru State
Nov. 18, 2009
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Afam Muojeke scored 26 points to lead Wyoming past Peru State 120-73 Wednesday night.
The Cowboys (1-1) struggled at times early in the game before taking a 14-point halftime lead. Wyoming then used a 17-3 run in the opening minutes of the second half to pad its lead and run away with the win.
Marshall Kelly led Peru State (2-6) with 16 points and Jovan Hitch added 15 for the NAIA team.
After struggling defensively early on, the Cowboys' full-court press forced 34 turnovers that led to 45 points.
The Cowboys shot 61 percent (43 of 71) to just 38 percent for Peru State (23 of 60).