Wyoming beats Colorado 65-54

Adam Waddell had a game-high 17 points, Leonard Washington

scored 16 points and Luke Martinez scored 14 as Wyoming beat

Colorado 65-54 on Friday night.

Spencer Dinwiddie had 16 and Andre Roberson and Carlon Brown had

10 each for Colorado, which saw its 27-game nonconference home win

streak stopped.

Wyoming (9-1) came into the game ranked third in the nation in

scoring defense, allowing 49.4 points a game. The Cowboys haven’t

yet allowed a team to score 60.

The Cowboys built a double-digit lead on the strength of a 13-0

run midway through the second half. Waddell started the surge with

six points and Martinez hit his fourth 3-pointer to give Wyoming a

49-37 lead with 8:41 left.

The Buffaloes cut the lead to 56-51 with 2:01 left but Wyoming

closed it out on the free-throw line.