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Robinson lifts Fresno St. past Wyoming 65-50

Jan. 18, 2020 8:44 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Orlando Robinson scored 19 points, New Williams added 16 and Fresno State beat Wyoming 65-50 on Saturday. Nate Grimes grabbed 12 rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-12, 2-5 Mountain West Conference), who outrebounded the Cowboys 44-30 and held them to 16 first-half points. Jake Hendricks hit...

Republican Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks with reporters as lawmakers leave the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday the House will take steps next week to send articles of impeachment to the Senate for President Donald Trump's Senate trial. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Rep. Liz Cheney to stay in House, decline Wyoming Senate run

Jan. 16, 2020 10:06 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Liz Cheney, a junior but rising GOP leader in the House, is opting to stay on that chamber's leadership track rather than run for a Senate seat in her home state of Wyoming. The move keeps the combative second-term lawmaker positioned to advance in the House GOP hierarchy. Cheney...

This Jan. 2, 2020, photo shows red lights from wind turbines´┐╝´┐╝´┐╝ in the distance in the area of Genoa and Hugo, Colo., where sightings of unidentified large drones in the air have been reported. An official investigation into reports of large drones flying in groups over the western U.S. plains in the hours after sunset has confirmed nothing illegal or out of the ordinary, a finding of little solace to folks who say the truth is still out there. Investigators will scale back flights of a heat-detecting plane to try to corroborate reports as they're made but will continue to look into new reports, Colorado officials said Tuesday, Jan. 14. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP)

Theories persist about mystery drones seen in rural region

Jan. 15, 2020 1:07 AM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — People insist they have spotted fleets of large drones crisscrossing rural America’s night sky, their mission mysterious, raising questions that have veered into conspiracy theories and launching an investigation. Authorities in Colorado have tried to put those theories to...

Harris' late layup sends Nevada past scrappy Wyoming 68-67

Jan. 15, 2020 12:19 AM EST

RENO, Nev (AP) — Jalen Harris scored 20 points and his driving layup with nine seconds left carried Nevada to a thrilling 68-67 win over Wyoming Tuesday night. The lead changed four times in the final 51 seconds. Wyoming's Hunter Maldonado missed a floating jumper to the right of the basket with three...

Hamilton rescues UNLV in 78-69 OT win over Wyoming

Jan. 11, 2020 10:43 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Bryce Hamilton came off the bench to score 19 points to lead UNLV to a 78-69 overtime win over Wyoming on Saturday. Jonah Antonio had 15 points for UNLV (9-9, 4-1 Mountain West Conference). Marvin Coleman added 14 points. Donnie Tillman had 10 points and seven rebounds for the road...

FILE - In this May 21, 2011, file photo, tourists photograph Old Faithful erupting on schedule late in the afternoon in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Two men who pleaded guilty to trespassing on the cone of Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park were sentenced to 10 days in jail and have been banned from the park for five years. Eric Schefflin, 20, of Lakewood, Colo., and Ryan Goetz. 25, of Woodstock, N.Y., were sentenced on Dec. 5 by U.S. Magistrate Mark Carman in Mammoth Hot Springs, park officials announced Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

2 men banned from park for years for walking on Old Faithful

Jan. 9, 2020 3:35 PM EST

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Two men who pleaded guilty to trespassing on the cone of Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park were sentenced to 10 days in jail and have been banned from the park for five years. Park employees and other witnesses saw two people on the geyser on Sept. 10 taking...

San Diego State forward Yanni Wetzell (5) and guard Jordan Schakel (20) laugh on the bench after a teammate accidentally stepped out of bounds while not under pressure during an NCAA college basketball game against Wyoming on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Laramie, Wyo. (Nadav Soroker/Laramie Boomerang via AP)

No. 7 San Diego State beats Wyoming 72-52 to stay undefeated

Jan. 9, 2020 12:05 AM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The seventh-ranked and undefeated San Diego State Aztecs were ready for whatever awaited them in Laramie. They planned ahead to deal with the 7,220-foot elevation, which can quickly sap a player's strength. They had no intention of being upset by the Wyoming Cowboys, who have beaten...

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2019 file photo, San Diego State head coach Brian Dutcher reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Diego Christian in San Diego. San Diego State basketball is the hottest ticket in town again. The undefeated Aztecs, who have climbed to No. 7 in The Associated Press poll, are playing as well as they did during their two Sweet 16 seasons during the last decade, including when Kawhi Leonard was the big star. This time it's a trio of transfers powering the Aztecs (15-0, 4-0 Mountain West Conference), who along with Auburn remain the nation's only undefeated teams. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Dutcher's No. 7 Aztecs once again San Diego's hottest ticket

Jan. 7, 2020 6:09 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State basketball is back to being the hottest ticket in town. Viejas Arena is hopping again because the undefeated and seventh-ranked Aztecs are playing as well as they did during their two Sweet 16 seasons during the last decade, including the one led by Kawhi Leonard. This time...

Auburn guard Samir Doughty (10) attempts a layup past Mississippi State guard Robert Woodard II (12) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Starkville, Miss. Auburn won 80-68. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Last unbeaten teams face a difficult week ahead

Jan. 7, 2020 3:01 AM EST

Auburn and San Diego State made it through the 2019 portion of the season unscathed, emerging as the only undefeated teams left in Division I. Both top-10 teams will face what could be difficult tests to keep it that way. The Tigers, who moved up three spots in The Associated Press poll to No. 5 this week, have...

Freshman Roddy lifts Colorado State over Wyoming 72-61

Jan. 4, 2020 3:10 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Freshman David Roddy posted career highs of 19 points and 13 rebounds to spark Colorado State to a 72-61 victory over Wyoming on Saturday. Roddy hit 7 of 11 shots from the floor for the Rams (10-7, 1-3 Mountain West Conference) and blocked three shots. It was his second...