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Gazette Premium Content Briefs: Wyoming stuffs Colorado to improve to 9-1

Staff reports Updated: December 9, 2011 at 12:00 am

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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