1986–87 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team

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1986–87 Wyoming Cowboys basketball
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Ranking
Coaches #17
AP #Not ranked
1986–87 record 24–10 ( WAC)
Home arena Arena-Auditorium
Seasons
« 1985–86 1987–88 »

The 1986–87 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team represented the University of Wyoming in NCAA men's competition in the 1986–87 season. ("Cowboys" is solely used to refer to the university's men's sports; women's teams and athletes are known as "Cowgirls".) The Cowboys, then a member of the Western Athletic Conference, played their home games at the Arena-Auditorium.

The Cowboys were led by Fennis Dembo, who led the 1987 NCAA Tournament in scoring by averaging 27.8 points per game.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Player stats[edit]

Player Games Field Goals Three Pointers Free Throws Rebounds Blocks Steals Points
Fennis Dembo[2] 34 1236 240 78 282 17 50 689
Eric Leckner[3] 34 148 12 74 100 2 30 382

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • West
    • Wyoming 64 (12),Virginia (5) 60
    • Wyoming 78, UCLA (4) 68
    • UNLV (1) 92, Wyoming 78

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Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

No one from the Cowboys was selected in the 1987 NBA Draft. Fennis Dembo would be drafted in the 1988 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons.[5]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Fennis Dembo, First Team All-Western Athletic Conference
  • Fennis Dembo, Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year

References[edit]