The Wyoming men's basketball team might have to use an interesting lineup when UNLV comes to town Saturday.

Four Cowboys, including three starters, have been listed as day-to-day by UW coach Larry Shyatt due to injuries and illnesses.

Senior forward Leonard Washington, the team's leading scorer and rebounder, missed UW's last game with an injured ankle. Shyatt said on his weekly conference call Thursday that Washington has continued to progress. He was expected to workout on Thursday.

Sophomore reserve forward Derek Cooke Jr. is also dealing with an injury. He didn't play in the second half of Wyoming's loss to San Diego State on Tuesday after a hard fall that hurt his back.

Starting guard Derrious Gilmore and forward Larry Nance Jr. are both ill.

Nance played through a sinus infection against Fresno State last week and also played at San Diego State. But he was hospitalized after the team returned home due to what Shyatt said was an allergic reaction to antibiotics prescribed by a doctor. Shyatt described his condition as "on the mend."

Gilmore, a senior, is experiencing flu-like symptoms that have persisted since Wyoming played Fresno State.

Who might play Saturday -- could be all, could be none -- is yet to be determined. Most likely, the available players will not be made known until Saturday's game, which starts at 5:30 p.m.

Reach reporter Ben Frederickson at ben.frederickson@trib.com. Follow him on Twitter @Ben_Fred.

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