Published November 15, 2012
LARAMIE, Wyo. – Luke Martinez drilled 7 of 9 shots from 3-point range and scored 21 points to lead Wyoming over South Dakota 71-51 in the Global Sports Hoops Showcase on Thursday night.
Leonard Washington added 17 points and 11 rebounds, while Larry Nance Jr. scored 12 for Wyoming (3-0). Casey Kasperbauer had 12 to lead South Dakota (0-2), while Juevol Myles added 11 and Tyler Flack 10.
Martinez's fifth 3 of the game put the Cowboys ahead 46-26 early in the second half.
Washington keyed an early 9-1 run and his NBA-length 3-pointer put Wyoming up 28-16 at the 5:40 mark of the first half. The lead never shrank below single digits after that.
The Coyotes shot only 30 percent from the floor (18 of 53), while the Cowboys hit 46 percent (26 of 57).