BYU rallies for 78-68 win over Wyoming

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP)—Lee Cummard scored 24 points and BYU rallied in the second half to beat Wyoming 78-68 on Wednesday night.

Jonathan Tavernari added 19 points and Jimmer Fredette finished with 15 for the Cougars (23-6, 11-4 Mountain West), who are tied with Utah and New Mexico for first place in the conference standings with one game to go.

BYU trailed 40-35 at halftime and the Cowboys led by three with 8:13 remaining in the game. But Cummard scored seven straight points and Tavernari added a 3-pointer to put the Cougars up by seven with 4:54 left. They outscored Wyoming 21-8 in the final eight minutes.

Sean Ogirri scored 25 points—17 in the first half—to lead Wyoming (18-11, 7-8). Brandon Ewing added 16 points and Afam Muojeke finished with 11 for the Cowboys, who scored only two field goals in the final 11 minutes.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 BYU
Lee Cummard Lee Cummard
5-12,  24 Pts
8 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Wyoming
Sean Ogirri Sean Ogirri
7-17,  25 Pts
2 Rebs, 1 Assists

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