Wyoming pulls away from Pacific for 86-72 win
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Alan Herndon scored 21 points, Hayden Dalton got his second double-double of the season and Wyoming pulled away in the second half for an 86-72 win over Pacific on Saturday.
Trailing by two in the first half, Wyoming (7-3) got a 3-pointer from Herndon to spark a 9-1 run that made it 36-30 and put the Cowboys on top for good. Dalton, who finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds, pushed the advantage to 64-54 with a 3-pointer midway through the second half and the margin stayed in double figures the rest of the way.
Louis Adams and Justin James added 14 points apiece for Wyoming, which shot 52 percent from the field and got 19 assists on its 32 buckets. The Cowboys have now won 18-straight nonconference games on their home court.
Pacific (5-6) got 21 points from Miles Reynolds, including 10 of 11 from the line. Kendall Small added 17 points and Roberto Gallinat had 12 for the Tigers.