Cowboy Rally Falls Short At Boise State


The Wyoming Cowboys stage a dramatic comeback in the last minute of play, but came up short in losing 91-87 at Boise State this afternoon. Wyoming lead by four at the half, but Boise State got hot and at one time held a 14 point second half lead.

The Pokes trailed by 11 points with just over a minute to play, but hit a couple of three and found the Boise State defense rather loose and cut the deficit to just two with 21 second to play.  From that point on Boise State hit all their free throws and the Pokes could get no closer than two over the final seconds of play.

Wyoming drops to 6-9 in the Mountain West Conference and 16-12 overall  Boise State improves to 10-4 in MWC and 17-8 on the season. It is Wyoming’s third straight defeat.

Louis Adams led the Pokes in scoring with 18 points.  Alan Herndon added 16 points as a total of five Cowboys scored in double figures.