Wyoming vs Illinois State

Wyoming 81, Illinois St. 67

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NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Larry Nance Jr. scored 19 points and the Cowboys ran their winning streak to nine with an 81-67 comeback win over Illinois State Tuesday night.

Wyoming trailed 43-29 at halftime, and was down 50-31 with 17 minutes left. A 14-0 Cowboys run pulled them within 60-59 with 8:32 to play, and Wyoming outscored the Redbirds 18-1 in the final 5 minutes.

Luke Martinez added 17 points for Wyoming, 9-0 for the first time since the 1987-88 Cowboys won their first 11. Leonard Washington and Josh Adams had 15 points apiece and Derrious Gilmore scored 13 for Wyoming, which shot 64 percent in the second half and 54 percent for the game.

Tyler Brown led Illinois State (5-3) with 22 points. Jon Ekey added 13 points and John Wilkins scored 12 for the Redbirds, who were coming off a three-point loss Saturday at No. 5 Louisville.

The game was part of the Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge.

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Wyoming (9-0) «295281
Illinois State (5-3)432467

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Wyoming Cowboys
L. Nance Jr., F388-123-360119
L. Washington, F376-123-470415
D. Gilmore, G403-55-515313
J. Adams, G374-97-824215
L. Martinez, G365-94-453117
N. Sobey70-20-00000
D. Cooke Jr.41-10-01012
A. Haldorson10-00-00000
J. Bentz00-00-00010
Totals 27-5022-2426121381
 54%91.7% 
Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F292-51-27135
J. Ekey, F265-70-131113
T. Brown, G317-123-433422
B. Allen, G251-70-01242
K. Keane, G250-30-02430
J. Hill223-31-13427
J. Wilkins155-100-030312
N. Zeisloft121-10-32113
J. Threloff101-11-21013
G. Allen40-00-13010
A. Cousin10-10-00000
Totals 25-506-1428162367
 50%42.9% 
Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
San Diego St14-427-926
Boise St.14-425-940
Colorado St.13-527-729
Wyoming11-725-1071
Utah St.11-718-13144
Fresno St.10-814-17183
UNLV8-1018-15114
New Mexico7-1115-16172
Air Force6-1214-17240
Nevada5-139-22306
San Jose St.0-182-28336

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-130-517
N. Iowa16-231-414
Illinois St.11-722-1362
Indiana St.11-715-16190
Evansville9-924-12119
Loyola-Chi.8-1024-13123
Drake6-129-22269
Missouri St.5-1311-20247
So. Illinois4-1412-21278
Bradley3-159-24288
 
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