Wyoming 58, No. 12 New Mexico 55
Jan. 11, 1998
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) _ Gregg Sawyer scored 18 points and Jeron Roberts added 17 Saturday night to lead Wyoming to a 58-55 win over No. 12 New Mexico.
The Cowboys (11-2 overall, 2-0 Western Athletic Conference) led by eight points in the second half before the Lobos rallied behind Royce Olney, who had 19 points.
Olney made a 3-pointer with 3:56 left and followed with a field goal with 2:04 remaining to bring New Mexico (11-2, 1-1 Western Athletic Conference) within three.
Two free throws by UNM's Kenny Thomas made it 56-55 with 44 seconds left, but Sawyer and Jeron Roberts each made 1 of 2 free throws to close out the win.