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Briefs: Wyoming stuffs Colorado to improve to 9-1

December 9, 2011
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photo - Colorado's Austin Dufault, left, looks to shoot while being guarded by Wyoming's Adam Waddell, right, during Friday's game in Boulder. Photo by AP PHOTO
Colorado's Austin Dufault, left, looks to shoot while being guarded by Wyoming's Adam Waddell, right, during Friday's game in Boulder. Photo by AP PHOTO 

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 (5-4), 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.

Colorado Mines 86, Colorado-Colorado Springs 57

At Golden: Peyton graduate Brett Green scored nine points as Mines dispatched UCCS (1-8, 0-3 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference). George Pollard led UCCS with 12 points, while Matt Heydman and Darius Pardner added 10 apiece.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UCCS 54, Colorado Mines 49

At Golden: Abby Kirchoff scored 16 points and Ashley Miller added 13 as the Mountain Lions (5-3, 1-2 RMAC) overcame a six-point halftime deficit with a 15-4 run to start the second half.

George Fox 69, Colorado College 27

At Newberg, Ore.: Becky Luetjen led Colorado College (4-3) with seven points as the Tigers Were overwhemed, trailing 38-14 at intermission.

SOCCER

Among those receiving honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America were Air Force’s Kevin Durr (third-team All-West), Air Force’s Bridgett Murphy (third-team, All-Pacific) and TCA graduate Dani Hering (third-team, Division II All-Central).

RODEO

At Las Vegas: Pueblo’s Casey Colletti won the bareback riding session, scoring 87.5 points on Smith, Harper & Morgan’s Jessie’s Girl, at the National Finals Rodeo. He stands third in the event’s standings after nine rounds.

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