Wyoming takes on Nevada after Jeffries’ 22-point outing | national
Nevada Wolf Pack (12-14, 6-9 MWC) at Wyoming Cowboys (22-5, 11-3 MWC)
Laramie, Wyoming; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Wyoming hosts the Nevada Wolf Pack after Drake Jeffries scored 22 points in Wyoming’s 61-55 loss to the Colorado State Rams.
The Cowboys are 12-0 at home. Wyoming is second in the MWC with 74.9 points and 47.4 percent shooting from the field.
The Wolf Pack went 6-9 against opponents MWC. Nevada is second in the MWC with 15.2 assists per game, led by Grant Sherfield with an average of 6.5.
The teams are meeting for the 10th time in conference this season. The Cowboys won 77-67 in the final game on January 18. Graham Ike led the Cowboys with 24 points and Sherfield led the Wolf Pack with 20 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ike is averaging 20.6 points and 9.6 rebounds for the Cowboys. Hunter Maldonado is averaging 13.0 points over Wyoming’s last 10 games.
Desmond Cambridge is averaging 16.9 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.7 steals for the Wolf Pack. Tre Coleman is averaging 0.6 3-pointers over Nevada’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cowboys: 7-3, averaged 69.0 points, 32.5 rebounds, 9.2 assists, 2.6 steals and 2.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.1% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 65.9 points per game.
Wolf Pack: 3-7, averaged 67.4 points, 28.7 rebounds, 13.9 assists, 6.4 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.0 percent from the field. Their opponents average 71.0 points.
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