@ TCU Horned Frogs
Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010, 4:30 PM PST
TV: The Mtn
The Wyoming Cowboys are coming off their most impressive win season, a come behind victory over San Diego State last Saturday. Meanwhile the Horned Frogs of TCU got embarrassed on their trip to Salt Lake City in a 65-45 loss to the Utes. Both teams come in with identical records 8-8 for the season and 1-1 in the Mountain West. So looks this should be a fairly even match up.
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The Pokes have two solid wins over Northern Colorado and San Diego State while TCU has cherry picked weaker opponents for most of their victories. If Wyoming wants to get their record above .500 for the first in a month they will need the continued effort of Afam Muojeke and Jaydee Luster. Muojeke is coming off a 30 point performance and looks to be improving his shot selection. Luster shied away from shooting the ball for most of the season but has found his stroke from long range recently. Arthur Boeudo has been impressive in his first two games this season.
TCU has a force with Senior F Zvonko Buljan, the Croation is averaging over 14 points and 9 rebounds a game. Despite his size at 6-9 235lbs Buljan has only a single block this year. Wyoming has had trouble with rebounding this year and Buljan can give TCU a big advantage in the paint. Sophomore G Ronnie Moss hails from Fort Worth and has yet to find a spot on the court where he isn't willing to shoot one up. Moss averages 14 points and 6 assists a game while leading the team in shot attempts despite hitting only 38%. He is a threat from long range as he averages 5 attempts from 3pt land and hits two a game. Edvinas Ruzgas is another Croatian at TCU and like Moss is a threat to sink a three.
With Wyoming's full court press and TCU's "huck a shot" mentatility this could be an interesting game to watch.
These teams split the series last year with the home team winning both times.