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Colorado State Vs. Wyoming: Colorado St. Wins A Close One Over Wyoming, 59-56

(Sports Network) — Andy Ogide scored a team-high 11 points for the Colorado State Rams, who claimed a 59-56 win over the Wyoming Cowboys in a Mountain West Conference showdown at Arena Auditorium.

Pierce Hornung registered a double-double off the bench for the Rams (16-7, 6-3 MWC), finishing with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Francisco Cruz led all scorers with 21 points for the Cowboys (8-15, 1-8), who have now dropped seven straight games. Amath M'Baye added 13 points in the loss, while Desmar Jackson tallied 11 points and seven rebounds.

After a back and forth first half, the teams headed to the locker room deadlocked in a 31-31 halftime tie.

The Rams led by as many as seven in the second stanza, as they held Wyoming to 34.5-percent shooting from the floor over the final 20 minutes.

The game featured seven ties and 14 lead changes, but Colorado State's 41-34 rebounding advantage proved to be a key difference in the outcome.