2011–12 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team

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2011–12 Wyoming Cowboys basketball
Steamboat.svg
CBI, Quarterfinals
Conference Mountain West Conference
2011–12 record 21–12 (6–8 Mountain West)
Head coach Larry Shyatt
Assistant coach Scott Duncan
Assistant coach Jeremy Shyatt
Assistant coach Allen Edwards
Home arena Arena-Auditorium
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#21 New Mexico 10 4   .714     28 7   .800
#22 San Diego State 10 4   .714     26 8   .765
#23 UNLV 9 5   .643     26 9   .743
Colorado State 8 6   .571     20 12   .625
TCU 7 7   .500     18 15   .545
Wyoming 6 8   .429     21 12   .636
Air Force 3 11   .214     13 16   .448
Boise State 3 11   .214     13 17   .433
2012 MWC Tournament winner
As of March 8, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team[1] represented the University of Wyoming during the 2011–2012 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their head coach was Larry Shyatt in his first year. They played their home games at the Arena-Auditorium in Laramie, Wyoming. The Cowboys are a member of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 21–12, 6–8 in Mountain West play to finish in sixth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Basketball Tournament to UNLV. They were invited to the 2012 College Basketball Invitational where they defeated North Dakota State in the first round before falling to Washington State in the quarterfinals.

Roster[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown High School/Last College
JayDee Luster 1 G 5' 9" 160 RS Senior San Diego, CA New Mexico State
Arthur Borudo 2 G 6' 4" 185 Junior Aix-en-Provence, France Stoneridge Prep
Shakir Smith 3 G 6' 1" 165 Freshman Tucson, AZ Tucson HS
Leonard Washington 5 F 6' 7" 235 RS Junior Lake Charles, LA USC
Derrious Gilmore 10 G 5' 9" 165 Junior Baltimore, MD Jones County Junior College
Afam Muojeke 11 G/F 6' 8" 210 Senior Jamaica, NY Genesis One Prep.
Riley Grabau 12 G 6' 2" 170 Freshman Boulder, CO Boulder High School
Jack Bentz 13 G 6' 0" 170 Freshman Chagrin Falls, OH University School, Ohio
Adam Waddell 15 C 6' 10" 235 Senior Cody, WY Cody High School
Joe Hudson 21 G 6' 1" 180 Sophomore Escondido, CA Esconidido High School
Larry Nance Jr. 22 G/F 6' 7" 205 Freshman Richfield, OH Revere High School
Tyrone Marshall 24 F 6' 8" 220 Freshman Denver, CO George Washington High School
Luke Martinez 25 G 6' 4" 175 RS Junior Bismarck, ND Williston State College
Rob Watsabaugh 30 F 6' 7" 210 RS Senior Jackson, WY West Hills College Coalinga
Francisco Cruz 33 G 6' 3" 217 Senior Nogales, Mexico Western Nebraska Community College
Lekan Ajayi 50 F 6' 11" 235 Freshman Lagos, Nigeria Quality Education Academy

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/05/2011* 6:00 PM CSU–Pueblo Arena-AuditoriumLaramie, WY W 85–78  4,897
Regular Season
11/12/2011* 8:00 PM Western State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 78–39  4,597 1–0
11/15/2011* 7:00 PM Northern Colorado Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 75–56  4,360 2–0
11/19/2011* 6:00 PM at Green Bay Resch CenterGreen Bay, WI L 44–52  2,740 2–1
11/22/2011* 7:00 PM South Dakota Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 67–56  4,238 3–1
11/25/2011* 7:00 PM Portland State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY
(Jim Thorpe Classic)
W 65–51  4,396 4–1
11/26/2011* 7:00 PM Maryland Eastern Shore Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY
(Jim Thorpe Classic)
W 73–43  4,182 5–1
11/27/2011* 7:00 PM Louisiana Tech Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY
(Jim Thorpe Classic)
W 73–58  4,083 6–1
11/30/2011* 7:00 PM Utah Valley Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 74–41  4,137 7–1
12/03/2011* 8:00 PM Bradley Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY
(MWC – MVC Challenge)
W 66–49  4,643 8–1
12/09/2011* 7:00 PM at Colorado Coors Events CenterBoulder, CO RTRM W 65–54  7,049 9–1
12/13/2011* 7:00 PM UC Irvine Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. W 58–48  4,084 10–1
12/16/2011* 7:00 PM Sioux Falls Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 62–54  3,996 11–1
12/19/2011* 6:00 PM at Denver Magness ArenaDenver, CO RTRM L 46–57  7,168 11–2
12/22/2011* 7:05 PM at Idaho State Holt ArenaPocatello, ID W 80–56  2,190 12–2
01/03/2012* 7:05 PM at Utah Valley UCCU CenterOrem, UT FCS W 76–70  6,556 13–2
01/09/2012* 7:00 PM Idaho State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 73–49  4,628 14–2
01/14/2012 7:00 PM New Mexico Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. L 62–72  6,955 14–3 (0–1)
01/18/2012 6:00 PM at Air Force Clune ArenaColorado Springs, CO The Mtn. W 64–53  1,938 15–3 (1–1)
01/21/2012 4:00 PM Colorado State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. W 70–51  7,901 16–3 (2–1)
01/24/2012 6:30 PM #13 San Diego State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. L 42–52  5,692 16–4 (2–2)
01/28/2012 1:30 PM at Boise State Taco Bell ArenaBoise, ID The Mtn. W 75–64  4,052 17–4 (3–2)
02/01/2012 6:00 PM at TCU Daniel–Meyer ColiseumFort Worth, TX The Mtn. L 52–58  4,720 17–5 (3–3)
02/04/2012 2:00 PM #11 UNLV Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. W 68–66  7,179 18–5 (4–3)
02/11/2012 1:30 PM at New Mexico The PitAlbquerque, NM The Mtn. L 38–48  15,140 18–6 (4–4)
02/15/2012 6:00 PM Air Force Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. L 53–58  4,881 18–7 (4–5)
02/18/2012 7:00 PM at Colorado State Moby ArenaFort Collins, CO The Mtn. L 46–54  8,745 18–8 (4–6)
02/22/2012 8:30 PM at #24 San Diego State Viejas ArenaSan Diego, CA The Mtn. L 58–67  12,414 18–9 (4–7)
02/25/2012 2:00 PM Boise State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. W 64–54  6,281 19–9 (5–7)
02/28/2012 7:30 PM TCU Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. W 71–59  5,174 20–9 (6–7)
03/03/2012 8:30 PM at #17 UNLV Thomas & Mack CenterParadise, NV The Mtn. L 63–74  18,577 20–10 (6–8)
2012 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/08/2012 8:30 PM vs. #20 UNLV Thomas & Mack Center • Las Vegas, NV
(Quarterfinals)
The Mtn. L 48–56  13,772 20–11
2012 CBI
03/14/2012* 7:00 PM North Dakota State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY
(First Round)
HDNet W 78–75  2,732 21–11
03/19/2012* 8:00 PM at Washington State Beasley ColiseumPullman, WA
(Quarterfinals)
L 41–61  3,019 21–12
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The university uses "Cowgirls" as its women's athletic nickname.
  2. ^ http://www.wyomingathletics.com/sports/m-baskbl/sched/wyo-m-baskbl-sched.html