9:00 PM ET, January 25, 2006
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Jodi Bolerjack scored a career-high 25 points and Erin Hicks added 21, tying her season high, as Wyoming beat conference rival Colorado State 87-80 in overtime Wednesday night.The Cowgirls scored eight points in the last 15 seconds, tying the game at 66 and forcing overtime. Wyoming (13-4, 3-3 Mountain West Conference) then outscored Colorado State 21-14 in overtime to secure the win.Down 44-30 with 15:25 left, the Rams hit three 3-pointers during a 20-6 run that gave them their first lead of the game, 56-55, with 3:19 to go.Jodi Bolerjack answered for the Cowgirls, converting a three-point play that put Wyoming back up 58-56 with 2:46 left.Colorado State (7-10, 1-5) surged back with an 8-0 run that made the score 64-58 with 30 seconds left and set up Wyoming's final flurry before overtime.The Rams were dominant inside, out-rebounding the Cowgirls 53-36. But Wyoming countered with defensive pressure, scoring 18 points off 19 forced turnovers.Hanna Zavecz scored 18 points, and Dominique Sisk added 12 for the Cowgirls.Melissa Dennett led Colorado State with 25 points and 14 rebounds before fouling out with 4:34 to go in overtime. Molly Nohr scored 18 for the Rams, and Sara Hunter and Casie Shepherd added 11 and 10 respectively.