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Wyoming Cowgirls fall in overtime to New Mexico

Wyoming Cowgirls fall in overtime to New Mexico


The University of Wyoming women's basketball team dropped their second game in a row, losing 74-71 in overtime to New Mexico on Saturday at the Arena-Auditorium.

The Cowgirls (11-11, 7-6 Mountain West) took a 67-65 lead with 26.9 seconds remaining in regulation on Tereza Vitulova's shot in the paint, but the Lobos tied the game on a layup with 6 seconds to play to force overtime.

In the extra session, New Mexico scored inside for a three-point advantage in the final 15 seconds and the Cowgirls had two chances to tie but missed two 3-pointers.

Vitulova paced the Cowgirls with 20 points, while Taylor Rusk (15), Jaeden Vaifanua (11) and Alba Sanchez Ramos (10) also scored in double figures.


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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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