Scores

Final

Wyoming 84

(10-2, 2-2 away)

Houston Baptist 74

(0-13, 0-5 home)

    7:30 PM ET, December 29, 2008

    1 2 T
    WYO 41 4384
    HBU 39 3574

    Top Performers

    Wyoming: T. Johnson 20 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Houston Baptist: G. Watt 28 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Wyoming 84, Houston Baptist 74

    Associated Press

    LOGAN, UTAH -- Brandon Ewing scored 21 points and Tyson Johnson added 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead Wyoming to a 84-74 win over Houston Baptist Monday night.

    Sean Ogirri also scored 12 and handed out a team-high six assists for the Cowboys (10-2). The game was the opener for the four-team Duel in the Desert tournament, hosted by Utah State.

    Gordon Watt scored 28 and grabbed 12 rebounds for Houston Baptist (0-13). Baron Sauls scored 15 and Mario Flaherty 11, all in the first half.

    The Huskies tied the game once in the second half, 57-57 with 8:38 to play, on a jump shot by Watt. But the Cowboys went on a 14-3 run to pull away.

    Wyoming burst out to an early lead in the first half, leading by 19-10 with 10 minutes to play. Houston Baptist went on a 13-4 run behind Flaherty and eventually took the lead 26-24 with 7:50 remaining.

    The Cowboys regrouped and led 41-39 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WYO
    HBU
    Points 84 74
    FG Made-Attempted 25-62 (.403) 25-72 (.347)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-15 (.133) 9-31 (.290)
    FT Made-Attempted 32-39 (.821) 15-23 (.652)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 28 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 2

    2008-09 Season

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