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Mensah, No. 22 Aztecs beat Boise State 72-52 for MWC lead

Feb. 03, 2023 23:55 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nathan Mensah scored 17 points as No. 22 San Diego State raced past Boise State 72-52 Friday night in a showdown of the Mountain West Conference's top two teams despite an off night by Aztecs' leading scorers Matt Bradley and Darrion Trammell. Keshad Johnson added...

Court throws out Wyoming doctor's pill convictions

Feb. 03, 2023 15:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the convictions of a doctor accused of overprescribing powerful pain medication and ordered a new trial for him. The Denver-based 10th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the case of Shakeel Kahn, who worked in both Arizona...

Thompson, Oden power Wyoming past Fresno State 85-62

Feb. 01, 2023 00:20 AM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Hunter Thompson scored 18 points, Jeremiah Oden added a double-double and Wyoming rolled to an 85-62 victory over Fresno State on Tuesday night. Thompson made 6 of 10 shots with four 3-pointers and added eight rebounds and three assists for the Cowboys (7-14,...

Wyoming crypto bank's Federal Reserve application denied

Jan. 27, 2023 19:07 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Federal Reserve Board has denied a Wyoming cryptocurrency bank's application for Federal Reserve System membership, officials announced Friday, dealing a setback to the crypto industry's attempts to build acceptance in mainstream U.S. banking. Many in...

Wyoming weighs changing payment system for surplus solar

Jan. 26, 2023 16:57 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming could join a handful of states that have begun paying homeowners and businesses less for surplus electricity from their rooftop solar panels under a bill in the state Legislature. This bill, which passed a legislative committee Thursday, would tell...

Arkansas school mourns 5 killed in Wyoming interstate crash

Jan. 25, 2023 16:43 PM EST

SINCLAIR, Wyoming (AP) — Five young women killed in a head-on crash on a Wyoming highway were Arkansas high school students and graduates, school officials said Wednesday. The five were headed home from visiting Jackson Hole Bible College in northwestern Wyoming when they crashed...

Harkless scores 28, leads UNLV past Wyoming 86-72

Jan. 25, 2023 02:08 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elijah Harkless had 28 points in UNLV's 86-72 victory against Wyoming on Tuesday. Harkless added eight rebounds for the Rebels (13-7, 2-6 Mountain West Conference). Keshon Gilbert scored 12 points while going 5 of 9 (2 for 4 from distance), and added eight...

5 dead in Wyoming highway crashes caused by wrong-way driver

Jan. 24, 2023 15:06 PM EST

SINCLAIR, Wyo. (AP) — A series of crashes caused by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 80 killed five people and seriously injured others in south-central Wyoming. The driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired, according to a Wyoming Highway Patrol statement. ...

Reynolds and Wyoming take down Colorado State 58-57

Jan. 21, 2023 19:03 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Noah Reynolds scored 17 points to lead Wyoming and secured the win with a free throw with two seconds remaining as the Cowboys took down Colorado State 58-57 on Saturday night. Reynolds was 6 of 17 shooting and went 4 for 7 from the line for the Cowboys (6-13,...

Air Force defeats Wyoming 82-74

Jan. 17, 2023 23:56 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Beau Becker scored 23 points as Air Force beat Wyoming 82-74 on Tuesday night. Becker shot 9 for 16, including 5 for 11 from beyond the arc for the Falcons (12-7, 3-3 Mountain West Conference). Rytis Petraitis scored 15 points and added nine rebounds...