wyoming basketball http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Cowboys are ranked for the first time in 25 years http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/cowboys-are-ranked-first-time-25-years <p>The ESPN/USA Today Basketball Coaches poll has ranked the unbeaten Wyoming Cowboys 25<sup>th</sup> in the nation.&nbsp; The Cowboys just missed being ranked in the top 25 of the Associated Press poll by gathering just enough votes to place 27<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Head Coach Larry Shyatt is downplaying the ranking, comparing his team to riding in a car.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 01:22:24 +0000 Bob Beck 34955 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Cowboys are ranked for the first time in 25 years Shyatt is impressed with Wyoming's focus http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/shyatt-impressed-wyomings-focus <p>Wyoming Cowboys basketball Coach Larry Shyatt says he is thrilled with the way his team has remained focused throughout its 13 game winning streak.&nbsp; Despite the fact that Wyoming is unbeaten, it has failed to crack the national rankings.&nbsp; Shyatt said the players have not let that distract them.</p><p>“And I think they have been really, really good at being at what I called it earlier laser focused on what’s important now.&nbsp; They seem to repeat the saying that we’ve had around here that happy is for March.”</p> Sat, 05 Jan 2013 00:09:51 +0000 Bob Beck 34862 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Shyatt is impressed with Wyoming's focus UW loses second leading scorer http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/uw-loses-second-leading-scorer <p> The Wyoming Cowboys basketball team says that starting guard Luke Martinez will be lost to the Pokes for an undetermined amount of time after breaking a finger on his right hand.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Martinez is the Cowboys second leading scorer averaging just under 15 points a game.&nbsp; He injured his hand in an off campus incident. &nbsp;Head Coach Larry Shyatt says he will not comment on the incident.</p> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:58:16 +0000 Bob Beck 34689 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net UW loses second leading scorer Wyoming basketball gets key transfer http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-basketball-gets-key-transfer <p>The Wyoming Cowboys basketball team is adding an important piece to its future.&nbsp; 6-5 guard Charles Hankerson Junior is transferring from the University of Alabama where he was an occasional starter to play his last two years at Wyoming.&nbsp;</p><p>He averaged 3-point-6 points a game in 30 games with the Crimson Tide last year and Wyoming Head Coach Larry Shyatt says he will be an important addition to what could be a young team in 2013.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:36:07 +0000 Bob Beck 23008 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming basketball gets key transfer Wyoming adds a shooting guard http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-adds-shooting-guard <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Wyoming Cowboys basketball team has signed six-foot-three-inch guard Nathan Sobey&nbsp; to a national letter of intent to play for Wyoming next season.&nbsp;</p><p>Sobey is an Australian native who played for Cochise Junior College in Arizona last season where he averaged 16 and a half points and seven rebounds a game.&nbsp; Wyoming Head Coach Larry Shyatt says Sobey should be a solid replacement for outgoing Senior Paco Cruz.</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:31:25 +0000 Bob Beck 22485 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming adds a shooting guard Wyoming is excited to play in the CBI http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-excited-play-cbi <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Wyoming Cowboys basketball team will open first round play of the College Basketball Invitational in Laramie Wednesday night.&nbsp; The Pokes face North Dakota State who finished fifth in the Summit League.&nbsp; Wyoming had hoped to get selected to play in the more prestigious National Invitation Tournament, but Cowboys Center Adam Wadell&nbsp; says it&rsquo;s just nice to play in the postseason.&nbsp; He says the team has exceeded expectations all year.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 22:46:47 +0000 Bob Beck 20964 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming is excited to play in the CBI