Cowboys close out play at Myrtle Beach Invitational on Sunday against Furman

Nov. 19—The Wyoming Cowboys close out play at the Myrtle Beach Invitational at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday in what will be the first meeting between the two schools.

Fans can listen to the contest and follow stats on The game will be televised on ESPNU and will be broadcast live on radio over the 26 affiliate stations of the Cowboy Sports Network, as Keith Kelley on the call and Kevin McKinney commenting.

About The Teams

Wyoming heads into the game with a 3-1 overall record after defeating College of Charleston 67-60 on Friday afternoon. The Cowboys held Charleston to 31.5% from the field and are holding opponents to 38.8% from the field for the season.

Wyoming is shooting 49.5 percent from the field and 37.7% from behind the arc. The Cowboys are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game and are +6.5 on the glass for the season. The Pokes also average 80 points per night are allowing 65.3 per game.

The Paladins head into the game with a 3-1 overall record after defeating Coastal Carolina by a score of 89-80 on Friday. Furman is scoring 86.5 points per game and are allowing 78 points per game.

The Paladins are shooting 48% from the field and 30% from behind the arc. Opponents are shooting 45.2% from the field and 33.7% from behind the arc.

About The Plays

Wyoming is led in scoring this season by Sam Griffin at 19 points per game. He also has 12 helpers on the season and is shooting 54% from the field.

Akuel Kot adds 14.3 points per game and leads the team with 13 assists. Forward Cam Manyawu is nearly averaging a double-double with 12.5 points per game and nine rebounds per night while shooting 72% from the field on the season.

Furman is led in scoring by Marcus Foster at 23.5 per game. He is shooting 49% from the field and 75% from the free throw line in 24 attempts. JP Pegues is shooting 47% from behind the arc and is adding 19 points per game with 5.7 rebounds. Tyrese Hughey adds 7.5 points per game and leads the team with nine rebounds per night.

About The Series

The Cowboys and Paladins will meet for the first time on Sunday. It will be the first contest against a team from the SoCon since facing East Tennessee State in El Paso, Texas on Dec. 21, 2018.

Up Next

The Pokes will return to action a week from Sunday in a road contest at No. 19 Texas in a 1 p.m. MT start on the Longhorn Network.