Nance leads Wyoming past Northern Colorado 78-70
All five Cowboys starters scored in double figures. Josh Adams had 14 points, Riley Grabau 13, Charles Hankerson Jr. 12 and Derek Cooke Jr. 10. Wyoming (1-0) made 26 of 42 shots from the floor for 61.9 percent. The Cowboys made 44.4 percent of their 3-pointers on 8-of-18 shooting.
The game was close throughout with Wyoming leading 36-34 at halftime. The Cowboys maintained a slim lead until the Bears caught them at 58-58 tie with 6:13 left in the game on Tim Huskisson's layup. But the Cowboys went on a 14-4 run to go up 72-62 with 1:52 remaining. The Bears wouldn't get closer than eight points after that.