January 07, 2015

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Larry Nance Jr. scored 15 points, Jason McManamen hit a key 3-pointer with 23 seconds left and Wyoming outlasted Colorado State 60-54 Wednesday night.

Charles Hankerson Jr. and Josh Adams chipped in 13 points apiece for the Cowboys (14-2, 3-0 Mountain West). Nance and Adams each grabbed six rebounds and Adams dished out five assists.

J.J. Avila finished with 23 points, seven rebounds and four steals for Colorado State (14-2, 1-2), which dropped its second straight after opening the season 14-0.

Wyoming moved out to a 13-point lead in the second half after a pair of 3-pointers from Hankerson. The Rams chipped away to pull within one with 4:01 remaining after a split pair of free throws from Stanton Kidd.

Nance made a layup and followed Avila's lay-in with a dunk to make it 56-52 with 1:38 left. McManamen came up with a late steal before draining his clinching 3-pointer.

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