2011–12 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team

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

[2]

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