San Jose State lose to Wyoming, fall to 0-6 in MWC

San Jose State lose to Wyoming, fall to 0-6 in MWC
January 18, 2014, 3:30 pm
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Wyoming's Larry Nance Jr. played all 40 minutes and scored 18 points to power the win over San Jose State. (USATSI)


LARAMIE, Wyo. -- Larry Nance Jr. scored 18 points and had 13 rebounds along with five blocked shots to lead Wyoming over San Jose State 67-56 on Saturday.

Josh Adams scored 16 and Nathan Sobey added 10 for the Cowboys (11-6, 2-2 Mountain West).

D.J. Brown paced San Jose State (6-12, 0-6) with 18 points while Devante Wilson had 13 and Chris Cunningham 10.

The Spartans, now losers of six straight, drew within 52-48 after a 14-foot jumper by Jalen James, but Charles Hankerson Jr. answered with a 3 for Wyoming, which then held San Jose State scoreless for nearly 5 minutes.

Adams drew a foul while fighting for an offensive rebound and made the subsequent free throws to put the Cowboys up 59-48 with 4:02 remaining, and the Spartans drew no closer than nine down the stretch.

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