Wyoming Cowboys Win Their First Ever Mountain West Conference Title
The Wyoming Cowboys made history in Las Vegas Saturday.
For the first time in University of Wyoming Cowboy basketball history the team won the Mountain West Conference Tournament with a win over San Diego State.
In Las Vegas Saturday afternoon, , March 14, the UW Cowboys pulled out a 45-43 win over the San Diego St. Aztecs. With the win, the Pokes claim not only their first-ever Mountain West title but an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships.
The Cowboys (24-9) earned a spot in the title game with a 71-66 overtime win over top-seeded Boise State in the semifinals on Friday, while the second-seeded Aztecs (26-7) downed Colorado State, 56-43.
This was only the second MW title game ever for UW, as its first appearance came in 2006 against San Diego State as well. The Aztecs earned a 69-64 victory in overtime in that contest.
Congratulations to the University of Wyoming men's basketball team, bring on the Big Dance!