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Wyoming holds off Nevada 63-55



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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Riley Grabau scored 18 points and Derek Cooke Jr. and Larry Nance Jr. both had double-doubles to lead Wyoming to a 63-55 win over Nevada on Saturday.

Cooke had 14 points and Nance 11 and both had 10 rebounds. Josh Adams added 13 points for the Cowboys (18-4, 7-2 Mountain West).

Tyron Criswell had 17 points and AJ West 15 for the Wolf Pack (6-14, 2-6).

Wyoming closed the first half with a 9-2 run to lead 33-23. West scored six straight points and Michael Perez drained a 3-pointer to pull the Wolf Pack within 45-41 midway through the second half. Grabau ended the threat with a 3 and then the Cowboys made 10 of 12 free throws in the final 2:22 to secure the win.

With Grabau 9 of 9, Wyoming was 21 of 26 from the foul line. Nevada was 11 of 14.

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