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The Wyoming Cowboys (8-8, 1-1) used a 54 point second half to come from behind and grab their first conference victory of the season with a 85-83 victory over San Diego State (12-4, 1-1).  Wyoming led 9-7 early in the game but the Aztecs was in control for much of the game.  Wyoming was down 14 with 4:52 remaining but  a24-8 run down the stretch gave the Cowboys their most unlikely win of the season.

 

Afam Muojeke stepped up big after being benched for most of the second half of Wednesday's loss to Colorado State.  Muojeke had a season and game high 30 points.  He was perfect on all 10 free throws and was 8 of 11 from the field with four three pointers.  Jaydee Luster hit a pair of threes and Arthur Bouedo added one in the final minute to seal the victory for the Cowboys.  Luster's last three with six seconds remaining was the nail in the coffin.

The Aztecs were without leading scorer Billy White who could miss a few games with a high ankle sprain.  Kawhi Leonard stepped up big and had 25 points and 12 rebounds as he continued to impress in his freshman campaign.  Chase Tapley added 17 and Malcolm Thomas 14 for SDSU.

Wyoming scored 26 points in the second half off of 15 San Diego turnovers.  Wyoming managed the ball really well late with only two turnovers in the second half.  The Pokes came out soft to start the game and only hit 1/3rd of their shots in the first half.  Boeudo and Luster have helped the Pokes find their stroke from long range.  Wyoming hit seven triples in the second half and nine overall.