On Friday, the Wyoming Cowboys will play the Boise State Broncos in the semifinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Wyoming defeated UNLV 59-56 on Thursday in the quarterfinals. Brendan Wenzel was the leading scorer for Wyoming with 12 points. The Cowboys have won each of the last two.
Graham Ike is the leading scorer and rebounder for Wyoming with averages of 19.6 points and 9.7 rebounds per game, while Hunter Maldonado is the second-leading scorer and the leader in assists with averages of 18.4 points and 6.4 assists per game. Wyoming has three players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 73.3 points per game.
Boise State defeated the Nevada Wolf Pack 71-69 on Thursday in their quarterfinals matchup. Emmanuel Akot was the leading scorer for Boise State with 22 points. Marcus Shaver Jr scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Broncos. Boise State bounced back from a regular season ending loss to Colorado State with its victory on Thursday over the Wolf Pack.
Abu Kigab is the leading scorer for Boise State with an average of 14.6 points per game, while Mladen Armus is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.8 rebounds per game and Emmanuel Akot is the leader in assists with an average of 2.9 assists per game. Boise State has four players averaging double figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 69.2 points per game.