1948–49 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team

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1948–49 Wyoming Cowboys basketball
Conference Mountain States Conference
AP #17
1948–49 record ( Skyline Six)
Head coach Everett Shelton
« 1947–48 1949–50 »

The 1948–49 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team[1] represented the University of Wyoming in NCAA men's competition in the 1948–49 season. The Cowboys qualified for the 1949 NCAA Tournament.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • West
    • Oklahoma A&M 40, Wyoming 39


Team Players in the NBA[edit]

The following were selected in the 1949 BAA Draft.

Player NBA Team
Ron Livingstone Baltimore Bullets



  1. ^ The nickname "Cowboys" is exclusive to Wyoming men's sports. Women's teams and athletes are referred to as "Cowgirls".
  2. ^ http://www.databasesports.com/ncaab/tourney.htm?yr=1949
  3. ^ http://www.databasebasketball.com/draft/draftyear.htm?yr=1949&lg=N