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Cowboys Fall to 3-6 with Loss to Anteaters


The Wyoming Cowboys fell to 3-6 on the 2010 season Friday night as they fell to the UC Irvine Anteaters on the road 83-68.

Coming into the game coming off a 30 point win the Cowboys came out flat and fell behind early and never could catch up.

Trailing by 15 at the half, 43-28 The Pokes came out in the second half and tried making a run at UCI cutting the lead to 11 but never was a real threat as the Anteaters pulled back away from Wyoming late in taking the win.

Bad shooting by Wyoming and great shooting by UCI was the difference in the game. The Anteaters shot 58% from the field and 55% from downtown while Wyoming could only muster 44% from the field and just under 23% from beyond the arc.

Scoring 14 points going 6-11 from the field The Pokes were led in scoring by Francisco Cruz while his teammates Djibril Thiam and Desmar Jackson each scored 12.

The Anteaters were led in scoring by Darren Moore who had a game high 15 points.

The Cowboys will now come home to Laramie for their next five games. They open the home stand against Denver Pioneers on December 14, 2010. The home stand goes until December 28, 2010. Conference play starts for the Cowboys January 4, 2011 when the Cowboys will travel south to take on Colorado State.