Cowboys Host UC-Santa Barbara Tonight-Daily Sports Update
The Wyoming Cowboys will put their 11-0 record on the line tonight when they host UC-Santa Barbara at the AA in Laramie. The Pokes beat the Gauchos on the road by 28 earlier in the season and are coming off a 71-61 win over Denver University on Tuesday night. Luke Martinez led the Cowboys with 25 points and Larry Nance Jr. with 21. UC Santa Barbara with Gillette’s Taran Brown on the roster was held to just 9 points in the first match up between the two schools. He’s been averaging 13 points a game. Tonight’s game is at 7pm on AM 1030 KTWO.
Gillette won their sixth straight game a 50-38 win over Natrona on Thursday night at Jerry Dalton Court at Natrona. The Mustangs who started the season with three straight wins have now lost four straight. The Mustangs were led in scoring by Nathan Pieper with 12 points and Connor True who chipped in with 10. NC’s biggest problem was taking care of the ball, where they turned it over 21 times. Gillette was led in scoring by Logan Wasson with 12 points and Cody Kelly with 10. The Camels won despite going 1 of 18 from 3-point land. Gillette moves to 7-1. Both teams will be in the Energy Classic in Gillette starting next Thursday.
The Denver Nuggets lost on the road to Portland 101-93 on Thursday night. J.J. Hickson led the Blazers with 18 points and 18 rebounds. The Nuggets were awful from the perimeter going 0-22 from 3 point land and broke an NBA record with 20 straight misses from beyond the arc. Denver is now 14-13 on the season.
In the NFL, the Denver Broncos host the Cleveland Browns on Sunday aftenoon. The Broncos have won 9 in row and sit at 10-3. They’re currently the 2nd seed in the AFC which is a good spot to be in with the 1 and 2 seeds getting a first round bye in the playoffs. The Browns are currently 5-9. Kickoff is at 2:00pm and can be heard on AM 1030 KTWO.
Here’s Friday’s Daily Sports Update with Frank Gambino.