CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Steve Leven scored 23 points Saturday to
lead Wyoming to an 80-67 victory over Montana State.
Montana State (3-6) led 24-20 midway through the first half
before the Cowboys (5-4) used a 15-0 run to take control of the
game. The Bobcats didn't score a field goal in the final 10:22 of
the half and Wyoming led 44-28 at halftime.Montana State got within 71-64 on two free throws by Ja'Ron
Jefferson with 3:16 remaining, but Jefferson missed both of his
free throws at the 2:34 mark and Wyoming made 9-of-10 free throws
the rest of the way.Montana State was called for 28 fouls and Marvin Moss and Al
Beye fouled out. Wyoming made 25-of-38 free throws and outrebounded
MSU 59-31.Brandon Ewing added 21 points, 11 rebounds and four assists for
Wyoming, followed by Justin Williams with 14 points, 13 rebounds
and four blocked shots.Jefferson led MSU with 17 points, while Branden Miller added 11
and Moss 10 points and seven rebounds.Wyoming leads its series with MSU 49-9 and has won 12 straight
games against the Bobcats.