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UW Athletics Gets Record Amount of Donations

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Donors contributed a record $204 million to University of Wyoming athletics in the 2015-16 fiscal year that concluded on June 30. Over 4,500 donors contributed to the UW athletics annual fund, as well as to capital projects.... Continue Reading

Former Cowboys Reunite During NBA Summer League

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A Cowboy basketball reunion was held in Las Vegas as three former players and two coaches participated in the NBA Summer League. Former UW head coach Larry Shyatt coached for the Dallas Mavericks. Former associate head coach Scott Duncan was a member of the Phoenix Suns Staff.... Continue Reading

Wingard Considered for Jim Thrope Award

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming sophomore free safety Andrew Wingard is among 39 defensive backs across the nation on the watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award. The award has been presented annually since 1986 to college football’s best defensive back by the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.... Continue Reading

Dallas Mavericks add Larry Shyatt to Coaching Staff

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The Dallas Mavericks have hired former Wyoming head basketball coach Larry Shyatt as an assistant coach. Shyatt said he is unsure of his specific duties with the Mavericks. Shyatt, 65, has 43 years of experience as a college basketball coach, including 11 as a head coach.... Continue Reading

Josh Adams Signs with Denver Nuggets

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Former Wyoming guard Josh Adams has signed with the Denver Nuggets after he wasn’t taken in the NBA draft. Adams will audition for his hometown team during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas July 8-18. Adams averaged 24.7 points per game in 2015-16 for first in the Mountain West Conference and third in the NCAA.... Continue Reading

Cowboys Announce 2016-17 Conference Basketball Schedule

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The University of Wyoming men’s basketball team announced its 2016-17 conference schedule Tuesday in connection with the Mountain West Conference. The conference slate features nine home contests with nine road tilts. Highlighting the conference home schedule will the annual Border war with Colorado State on Feb.... Continue Reading

Tough Go for Pair of UW Team Members at CNFR

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June 17, 2016 — A pair of University of Wyoming team members is up Friday with short go bids on the line at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) at the Casper Events Center. The competition ends the third round. Kailee Webb, who put herself in contention with a 14.5-second time during her second barrel racing run, needs a similar round to put her among the top 10 competitors.... Continue Reading

UW’s Vogel Moves into Seventh in CNFR Goat Tying Standings

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June 16, 2016 — Better believe that University of Wyoming Cowgirl Josee Vogel will be watching the final two performances of goat tying at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). The Pavillion sophomore needed a mid- to low 6-second time to even be considered a qualifier for the CNFR’s short go Saturday at the Casper Events Center.... Continue Reading

UW Rodeo Team Solid on Second Day of CNFR

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June 13, 2016 — It was nothing fancy, just a solid second day at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) for the University of Wyoming’s rodeo teams. Six of the seven Cowboys and Cowgirls who qualified for this week’s CNFR at the Casper Events Center competed in Tuesday’s slack round, and the six did just enough to not hurt themselves going into the second round of competition.... Continue Reading

Wyoming Game at Nebraska on ESPN2

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming football game at Nebraska on Sept. 10 will be televised on ESPN2. Kick off has been set for 10 a.m. Mountain Time at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. The Cowboys and Huskers last played in 2013 in Lincoln, with Nebraska winning 37-34.... Continue Reading