Dent selected All-MW and Defensive Team, Gomez named All-Freshman Team
Wyoming enters the tournament as the ninth seed
Game is set for an 8:00 p.m. MT tip
UW will close out the regular season on Tuesday
Game is set for a 2:00 p.m. MT tip
Wyoming vs. Nevada
Senior (2015-16): An All-MW and Defensive team selection for the second straight year...started in 29 games and averaged 36.7 minutes per game on the season...led the team with 15.5 points, 5.6 assists and 2.0 steals per contest...shot 167-455 (.367) from the field and 88-130 (.677) from the charity stripe...ranked first in minutes played, third in assists, assist/turnover ratio and scoring overall, while in league play ranked second in minutes played, third in steals and, fifth in assist/turnover ratio and seventh in scoring...led the team in scoring 16 times, steals 18 times and assists 25 times...with a double-double of 21 points and ten assists against Denver (12/9/15), she reached 1,000 points for her career and ranks 14th with 1,337...moved into second place in career assists with 514 and seventh in career steals with 181...is the only player in school history to reach 1,000 points, 500 assists and 175 steals...was selected MW player of the week for the second time in her career on Dec. 14, 2015...reached double-figures in 25 of 29 games during the season and had a stretch of 37 in a row broken against Fresno State (1/27/16).
Junior (2014-15): Named to the All-Mountain West and All-Defensive Teams for the first time in her career...started in all 30 games during the season while averaging 34.6 minutes per game...averaged a team-high 17.7 points, six assists and 2.2 steals per game...shot 182-418 (.435) from the field and 131-166 (.789) from the free throw line...in league games, she averaged 16.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 6.4 assists...in overall games, she ranked first in assists, second in minutes played, field goal percentage and steals, third in scoring, fourth in free throw percentage and sixth in assist/turnover ratio, while in league contests ranked first in assists, steals and minutes played, fourth in assist/turnover ratio and scoring...finished with a career-high 32 points and eight rebounds against Howard (11/29/14)...recorded her second double-double of her career with 18 points and ten assists against Nevada (1/31/15)...finished in double-figures 29 times in points, while leading the team in assists 26 times, steals 18 times and scoring 14 times...moved into sixth place in career assists with 353.
Sophomore (2013-14): Made her first career start against MSU-Northern (11/8/13)...started in all 31 games on the season...averaged 10.4 points and a team leading 4.6 assists and 1.6 steals per game...shot 113-268 (.422) from the field...in MW games, she averaged 10.8 points and a team leading 4.9 assists per game...ranked second in assists (4.6 aspg), sixth in assist/turnover ratio and eighth in steals (1.6 spg) overall, while in MW play, she ranked second in assists (4.9 aspg) and ninth in assist/turnover ratio...played 27 minutes and recorded five assists against MSUN (11/8/13)...finished with four points and six boards against Denver (11/12/13)...recorded her first double-figure scoring game of her career with 19 points against Montana State (11/15/13)...finished with 13 points and shot 6-8 (.750) from the field against South Dakota (11/30/13)...recorded her first double-double of her career with 14 points and 11 assists against SIUE (12/6/13)...finished with 12 points and a career high seven rebounds and two steals against Idaho (12/21/13)....shot 6-9 from the field on her way to scoring 21 points and seven rebounds against New Mexico (2/5/14)...followed that up with 18 points and seven assists against UNLV (2/8/14)...averaged 19.5 points and 5.5 assists while shooting 13-19 (.684) from the field on her way to earning MW Player of the Week honors for the first time in her career...shot 12-19 (.632) from the field on her way to a career high 28 points against Colorado State (2/22/14)...led the team in assists 22 times and steals 14 times, while recording double-figures 15 times in scoring.
Freshman (2012-13): Played in 27 of 32 games during her freshman season while averaging 7.2 minutes...recorded 34 points (1.3 ppg) and 29 assists (1.1 aspg) on the season...in league games, she averaged 1.3 points and 1.2 assists per game...played in her first regular season game against Idaho (11/9/12)...scored two points and had two assists...followed that up with two points and three assists against Denver (11/16/12)...played a season high 17 minutes while scoring six points and two rebounds against South Dakota Mines (1/3/13)...recorded a season high nine points and six assists against Nevada (1/12/13)...brought down a season high four rebounds while scoring five points against Colorado State (3/14/13).
High School: A First Team 5A All-State and All-Colorado selection in 2012 while earning All-Tournament Team honors at the state championship...also twice selected First Team All-League and the Aurora Sentinel Player of the Year...the team finished second in the Continental League, while reaching the Final Four of the Colorado State basketball tournament in 2012...named Second Team All-State as a junior, she was ranked as a three-star recruit and a top 40 guard ranked nationally by HoopGurlz...averaged 10.9 points, 4.0 assists and 3.7 steals during that season...she also helped her team to a 19-8 record overall and a trip to the Colorado Class 5A title game....in 2009-10, the team reached the Great 8 in the tournament...coached by Carl Mattei.
Personal: Full name Marquelle Gloria Dent...born June 13, 1994 in Laramie, Wyo...the daughter of Sean and Terry Dent...has an older brother, Terrance...her father was a member of the Wyoming Cowboy basketball team from 1984-88.