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Wyoming women's basketball team loses third game in a row

Wyoming women's basketball team loses third game in a row


The Wyoming women’s basketball team dropped its third consecutive Mountain West game, losing 65-53 to UNLV on Saturday in Las Vegas.

The Cowgirls (7-8, 3-3 MW) led 30-26 at the half, but were outscored 18-9 in the third quarter.

Senior Taylor Rusk and sophomore Tereza Vitulova each scored 16 points to lead the Cowgirls, with sophomore Quinn Weidemann pitching in eight.

The Rebels (8-8, 4-1 MW) opened the second half on an 11-2 run to take a 37-34 lead before a Weidemann 3-pointer tied the game with 2:32 remaining in the quarter. UNLV closed the period on a 5-0 run.

UW took a 53-52 lead on Vitulova’s layup with 3:23 to play, but UNLV finished the game on a 13-0 run to win its fifth consecutive game.


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Jack Nowlin returned to the Star-Tribune in 2007 after eight years covering Michigan State University athletics. A Wyoming native, and a graduate of Jeffrey City High School and the University of Wyoming, Jack serves as the Star-Tribune’s sports editor.

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