Reynolds and Wyoming take down Colorado State 58-57
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Noah Reynolds scored 17 points to lead Wyoming and secured the win with a free throw with two seconds remaining as the Cowboys took down Colorado State 58-57 on Saturday night.
Reynolds was 6 of 17 shooting and went 4 for 7 from the line for the Cowboys (6-13, 1-6 Mountain West Conference). Ethan Anderson scored 13 points and added five rebounds. The Cowboys stopped an eight-game slide with the victory.
Isaiah Stevens led the way for the Rams (10-11, 2-6) with 15 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists. Patrick Cartier added 13 points and three steals for Colorado State. John Tonje also had 12 points and eight rebounds.
Reynolds put up 12 points in the first half for the Cowboys, who led 35-21 at the break.
Wyoming plays Tuesday against UNLV on the road, and Colorado State visits Boise State on Saturday.
Perrott-Hunt scores 22 as South Dakota defeats Omaha 84-68
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Kruz Perrott-Hunt scored 22 points as South Dakota beat Omaha 84-68 on Saturday.
Perrott-Hunt shot 8 for 14 (2 for 3 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free throw line for the Coyotes (9-11, 4-4 Summit League). A.J. Plitzuweit was 6 of 10 shooting (5 for 7 from distance) to add 19 points. Tasos Kamateros added 16 points.
The Mavericks (7-14, 3-6) were led by Luke Jungers, who posted 27 points. Omaha also got 13 points from Tony Osburn.
These two teams both play Thursday. South Dakota visits Western Illinois while Omaha visits UMKC.
Mayo's 25 lead South Dakota State past Denver 76-61
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Zeke Mayo's 25 points helped South Dakota State defeat Denver 76-61 on Saturday.
Mayo also contributed seven rebounds and five assists for the Jackrabbits (11-9, 6-2 Summit League). William Kyle III was 6 of 10 shooting and 7 of 9 from the free throw line to add 19 points. Matthew Mims recorded 14 points and was 4 of 10 shooting (4 for 8 from distance).
Touko Tainamo led the way for the Pioneers (12-10, 3-6) with 14 points and eight rebounds. Lukas Kisunas added 14 points and seven rebounds for Denver. Tommy Bruner also had 11 points and four assists.
Both teams next play Thursday. South Dakota State visits St. Thomas while Denver visits Oral Roberts.
Johnson propels San Diego State past Air Force 70-60
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Keshad Johnson finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead San Diego State to a 70-60 victory over Air Force on Saturday night.
Matt Bradley added 13 points and seven rebounds for the Aztecs (15-4, 6-1 Mountain West Conference). Darrion Trammell scored 12.
Jake Heidbreder led the way for the Falcons (12-8, 3-4) with 17 points and six rebounds. Ethan Taylor added 12 points and four steals. Rytis Petraitis contributed 11 points and five assists.
San Diego State took the lead with 5:08 remaining in the first half and never looked back.
Up next for San Diego State is a matchup Wednesday with Utah State at home. Air Force visits San Jose State on Tuesday.
Knecht scores 34, Northern Colorado defeats Idaho 73-67
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Dalton Knecht scored 34 points to spark Northern Colorado to a 73-67 victory over Idaho on Saturday night.
Knecht had seven rebounds for the Bears (7-13, 2-6 Big Sky Conference). Daylen Kountz added 21 points and three steals. Brock Wisne pitched in with seven points, 12 rebounds and three steals.
Divant'e Moffitt had 26 points and six rebounds to pace the Vandals (8-13, 2-6). Isaac Jones added 17 points, seven rebounds and four blocks. Trey Smith had 11 points.
Northern Colorado's next game is Saturday against Northern Arizona on the road, while Idaho hosts Weber State on Thursday.