Horned Frogs Hangs Tough But Fall To Wyoming 71-59
Feb. 28, 2012
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Leonard Washington scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds - his second straight double-double - to lead Wyoming over TCU 71-59 on Tuesday night, giving the Cowboys 20 wins for the first time in nine years.
Wyoming (20-9, 6-7 Mountain West), which had only one turnover, got 19 points from Francisco Cruz and 14 from Adam Waddell.
Wyoming made 13 of its first 17 shots to go up 29-15. During that stretch, Cruz was 4 of 5, including three layups and a 3-pointer, plus three assists.
TCU hung tough, drawing within 47-42 on a 3-pointer by Thorns with 15:51 remaining. But the Cowboys then scored six straight, including dunks by Waddell and Washington, to build the margin back to 11.