Wyoming 83, Colorado State 74

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Afam Muojeke scored 25 points as Wyoming held on to beat Colorado State 83-74 on Saturday.

The Cowboys (2-3 Mountain West Conference, 13-6) led by as much as 16 points in the second half before seeing Colorado State cut the lead to two late in the game.

Jesse Carr led the Rams (2-4, 7-13) with 21 points, while Travis Franklin scored 17 and Andy Ogide with 13.

The Rams battled back and cut the Wyoming lead to 58-56 on a 16-7 run with 8:22 to play. They made it 69-67 with 3:50 remaining.

But Wyoming never gave up the lead and used a 7-0 run for some breathing room. The Cowboys hit 6-of-9 from the free-throw line in the final 1:18.

Tyson Johnson scored 19 for Wyoming, which led 45-31 at halftime. Brandon Ewing finished with 18 points and Sean Ogirri scored 11.

Wyoming next hosts Air Force on Tuesday night.