Cowboy b’ball vs. Air Force today/Wrestlers win another dual

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February 19, 2022 — Looking to begin another winning streak, the Wyoming Cowboys will host Air Force Falcons this afternoon in Laramie. Wyoming is currently in second place in the Mountain West with a 10-2 record (21-4 overall). The Pokes had their six-game winning streak stopped at New Mexico, 75-66, last Tuesday night. Air Force is 3-10 in the MW (10-14 overall).

Today’s game will be broadcast on WyoRadio’ 99.7 JACK-FM and 99 KSIT.com beginning at 1:30 p.m. with tip-off scheduled for 2 p.m.

Wyoming won the first meeting between the two teams on January 28, 63-61. UW’s Hunter Maldonado scored on a layup as time expired.

Wyoming leads the all-time series with the Falcons, 81-41, in a series that dates back to 1958.

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Cowboy wrestler win their fourth straight dual

The Wyoming Cowboy wrestling squad wrapped up their regular season with a 25-11 road dual win against the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Cowboys won seven matches on the night. The win was the Pokes’ fourth straight dual victory.   

“It was a good night. We haven’t won seven matches in a dual all year, so that was encouraging to see,” Wyoming Head Coach Mark Branch said. “We don’t like to be in those close matches, but our guys stepped up and did a good job of closing those matches out.”

Dual match results:  

125 – Killian Cardinale (WVU) major dec. Jake Svihel (WYO) 13-4 

133 – Job Greenwood (WYO) dec. Garrett Lautzenheiser (WVU) 4-2 

141 – Darren Green (WYO) dec. Caleb Rea (WVU) 3-2 

149 – Jaron Jensen (WYO) dec. Jeff Boyd (WVU) 3-1 

157 – Jacob Wright (WYO) dec. Alex Hornfeck (WVU) 7-2 

165 –Peyton Hall (WVU) major dec. Cooper Voorhees (WYO) 12-2 

174 – Hayden Hastings dec. Dennis Robin (WVU) 3-0 

184 – Tate Samuelson major dec. Anthony Carman (WVU) 9-1 

197 – Stephen Buchanan fall (2:35) Jackson Moomau (WVU)  

285 – Michael Wolfgram (WVU) dec. Terren Swartz (WYO) 9-4 

EXTRA MATCHES 

125 – Jake Svihel (WYO) dec. Colton Drousias (WVU) 9-5