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No. 7 Nevada wins 10th straight behind Porter's 14 points

Feb. 17, 2019 1:35 AM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Nevada relived last season's double-overtime loss at Wyoming by watching video of fans storming the floor every day for the past week, and even just before taking the court Saturday night. There were no fans storming the floor this time, as No. 7 Nevada easily beat Wyoming 82-49 for...

Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

Feb. 15, 2019 11:15 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Winter weather enveloping California's mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it. Several routes to...

Queta, Merrill lead Utah State past Wyoming 76-59

Feb. 13, 2019 11:46 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Neemias Queta scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Utah State pulled away in the second half to down Wyoming 76-59 on Wednesday night. Sam Merrill had 19 points to lead the Aggies (19-6, 9-3 Mountain West Conference), who had won seven-straight before a 68-63 loss to San Diego...

Wyoming lawmaker disputes account of remarks about gays

Feb. 12, 2019 6:51 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming state lawmaker accused of comparing homosexuality to bestiality and pedophilia while talking to a group of high school students denied Tuesday that she made any such comparison but now said she faces "racial slurs" and threats as a result. Republican Sen. Lynn Hutchings said...

Wyoming basketball player pleads not guilty to charges

Feb. 12, 2019 2:17 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A suspended Wyoming basketball player Ny Redding has pleaded not guilty to assault and battery charges. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Redding entered the plea last Friday in Albany County Circuit Court to two counts of simple assault and one count of battery through his...

Charges against ex-Wyoming football player involve 2 women

Feb. 12, 2019 1:51 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Court documents show the sexual assault and sexual battery charges filed last week against former Wyoming defensive end Carl Granderson involve two women. According to an affidavit filed in Albany County Circuit Court, Granderson made unwanted sexual contact with the students while...

James scores 36 to lead Wyoming over Colorado St. 74-66

Feb. 9, 2019 4:22 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Justin James had a career-high 36 points as Wyoming got past Colorado State 74-66 on Saturday. James made 5 of 6 3-pointers and shot 11 for 12 from the foul line. He added seven assists and six rebounds. Trace Young had 13 points for Wyoming (6-17, 2-8 Mountain West Conference). Jake...

Wyoming Black 14 members receive award from university

Feb. 8, 2019 8:24 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Seven of 14 black players summarily dismissed from the Wyoming football team nearly 50 years ago returned to the university Friday to dispel myths about their experience and show other black athletes that they can successfully overcome major obstacles. One of the myths that the...

Ex-University of Wyoming athlete accused of sex assault

Feb. 8, 2019 9:13 AM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A former University of Wyoming defensive end faces a sex assault charge stemming from an off-campus encounter a day after the team's last game of the season. The Laramie Boomerang reports that a case against former player Carl Granderson was filed in Albany County Circuit Court this...

Scottie with 34 points as Air Force downs Wyoming 81-76

Feb. 7, 2019 12:08 AM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie scored a career-high 34 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Air Force downed Wyoming 81-76 on Wednesday night, snapping a two-game skid. Scottie was 15 of 20 from the field for the Falcons (10-13, 5-6 Mountain West Conference). Ryan Swan added 19 points and...