Cowboys Face Richmond To Close Out Fort Myers Tip-Off


LARAMIE, WY (November 20, 2018) – Wyoming closes out play at the Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans Fort Myers Tip-Off on Wednesday afternoon against Richmond at 3 pm. It is the first meeting between the Pokes and the Spiders, as they battle for third place in the tournament.


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Wyoming heads into the contest with a 1-4 overall record after falling short in a comeback bid against Boston College on Monday. The Pokes are averaging close to 72 points per game, while allowing almost 80 per night. The Pokes are shooting 40 percent from the field with the opposition connecting at a 47 percent clip.

The Spiders are 2-2 overall on the young season. Richmond fell to Loyola-Chicago 82-66 on Monday. Richmond has wins over Saint Francis and IUPUI. The spiders are shooting 51 percent from the field this season, while opponents are shooting 49 percent.


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Senior Justin James leads the Cowboys in scoring, assists and rebounds this season. He leads the MW in scoring at 22.2 points per game, ranks fourth in the MW in rebounds at nine per night and four assist per game ranking him seventh.

The Cowboys will take a break from action before heading to Evansville on Wednesday, November 28th at 5 pm.