Wyoming vs Cal State Bakersfield

Wyoming 61, CS Bakersfield 53

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - Larry Nance Jr. had 17 points and 15 rebounds, and Wyoming pulled away late for a 61-53 victory against Cal State Bakersfield on Wednesday night.

Derek Cooke Jr. added 12 points and 13 rebounds Jason McManamen 10 points for the Cowboys (16-6), who have struggled in Mountain West play but went unbeaten against non-conference foes for the first time since 1987-88.

Cal State Bakersfield (8-15) clawed out of a big first-half hole and trailed 54-50 with 1:28 remaining but missed its next three shots from the floor. Meanwhile, Wyoming went 9 of 11 from the free-throw line to pad its cushion.

Stephon Carter had 20 points and eight rebounds and Adam Young 12 points for the Roadrunners, who trailed 27-13 at the break after shooting just 13.6 percent (3 of 22) from the floor in the first half.

The Cowboys finished 14-0 outside the Mountain West this season, including a 63-49 win against Cal State Bakersfield in Laramie on Nov. 24.

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Wyoming (16-6) «273461
Cal State Bakersfield (8-15)134053

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Wyoming Cowboys
L. Nance Jr., F325-77-11151317
L. Washington, F180-32-25152
D. Gilmore, G373-130-10309
J. Adams, G302-62-21127
R. Grabau, G241-62-20534
D. Cooke Jr.286-90-2132212
J. McManamen223-32-201010
J. Bentz100-10-00100
A. Haldorson10-00-00010
Totals 20-4815-2237151661
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Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners
A. Young, F293-115-661312
S. Carter, G3610-180-282320
J. Maynor, G290-51-21141
B. Williams, G292-42-21126
B. Barnes, G252-84-63048
T. White262-30-05134
C. Hall161-20-06122
K. Jones70-20-00010
M. Ratto30-00-00000
Totals 20-5312-183372253
 37.7%66.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Cal-Baker.7-714-19301
Utah Valley5-911-19308
UT-Pan Am4-1010-21334
Chicago St.4-108-24333
 
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