LARAMIE, Wyo. – Leonard Washington had 17 points and eight rebounds and keyed a second-half rally as Wyoming beat Southern 67-60 on Friday as the Cowboys won the Global Hoops Sports Showcase.
Larry Nance Jr. had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Wyoming (4-0), while Derrious Gilmore also had 12 points and Luke Martinez added 11.
Malcolm Miller led Southern (1-4) with 14, while Jameel Grace scored 11 and Derick Beltran 10.
Washington scored eight points during a three-minute stretch as the Cowboys clawed back from a 46-38 deficit. His two free throws with 2:56 to go tied the game at 58-all.
After a missed 3 by Grace, Martinez's two foul shots gave Wyoming a 60-58 edge, and moments later, his steal set up his own 3-pointer to make it 63-58 with 1:45 to play.