University of Wyoming
Patrick Mertens’ NFL dream was delayed by, of all things, a mosquito bite. Fishing in a creek in 2011, Mertens suffered a bite that he didn’t even feel at the time but which leveled the 6-foot-5, 290-pound defensive tackle from the town of Sterling.
Colorado State head coach Larry Eustachy wasn’t much for talking following the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee’s snub of his Rams team that finished the season with a school record 27 wins.
It’s getting so that the Colorado men’s basketball team will think twice about making the short road trip to neighboring Wyoming.
Larry Nance Jr. scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Wyoming to a 78-70 victory over Northern Colorado on Sunday.
Garrett Grayson threw for five touchdowns, pushing his career total to a school record 53, and Colorado State beat Wyoming 45-31 Saturday night for its sixth straight win.
Denver Broncos defensive tackle Mitch Unrein signed his one-year, $1.4 million restricted free agent tender Monday in time for the start of the team’s offseason workout program.
The presidents of the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University plan to meet with members of their foundation boards in the next several days to discuss the future of a ranch jointly owned by the foundations, a university spokesman said Wednesday.
A 6-foot-10, 245-pound post player from Parker, Colo., has verbally committed to Wyoming.
Wyoming will host rival Colorado State for the second consecutive year under the 2013 football scheduled released by the Mountain West Conference.
Derrious Gilmore scored 24 points to lead Wyoming to a 69-60 win over Northern Colorado on Wednesday night.