Ewing leads Wyoming to 84-75 win over Howard

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LOGAN, Utah (AP)—Brandon Ewing scored 34 points and Sean Ogirri added 15 to lead Wyoming to an 84-75 win over Howard on Tuesday night.

Tyson Johnson grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds for the Cowboys (11-2), who were playing in the four-team Duel in the Desert holiday tournament hosted by Utah State.

Wyoming went on a 13-2 run early in the first half and took a 48-33 lead into the break. The Cowboys led by double digits for most of the second half.

Howard (1-10) came to within 50-45 with 13:50 to play on a short jumper by Paul Kirkpatrick. But two 3-pointers by Ewing and four second-half steals helped the Cowboys extend their lead to as much as 80-63 with 3:44 to play.

Chris McHenry led Howard with 29 points, while Eugene Wyatt added 20 and Kirkpatrick finished with 12.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Howard
Chris McHenry Chris McHenry
8-16,  29 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Wyoming
Brandon Ewing Brandon Ewing
10-17,  34 Pts
3 Rebs, 4 Assists

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