NCAA Men's Basketball

Oden scores 28 to lead Wyoming past Nevada 80-71

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Jeremiah Oden scored 28 points, Hunter Maldonado just missed a triple-double and Wyoming beat Nevada 80-71 on Monday night.

Oden shot 9 for 13 from the floor (3 for 3 from 3-point range) and 7 of 9 from the free-throw line for the Cowboys (9-20, 4-13 Mountain West Conference). Maldonado made 6 of 11 shots and 13 of 15 free throws, adding nine rebounds and 11 assists. Xavier Dusell scored 11.

Jarod Lucas led the Wolf Pack (22-8, 12-5) with 24 points. Tre Coleman scored 22 and Will Baker pitched in with 14 points, six rebounds and two steals.

Wyoming took the lead for good with 4:15 remaining in the second half on a dunk from Oden to make it a 64-62 game.


Both teams next play Saturday. Wyoming visits San Diego State, while Nevada hosts UNLV.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Updated February 27, 2023