LARAMIE, Wyo. --- Tennessee State ran into a red-hot shooting bunch of Wyoming Cowboys as the hosts torched the nets for 72 percent field goal shooting on the way to a 109-56 win over the Tigers Wednesday night.
The Tigers saw the Cowboys shoot 78 percent (21-27) and miss only one of eight 3-point attempts in the opening half as Wyoming built a commanding 58-26 halftime lead. The Cowboys did not cool off much in the second half, shooting .667 percent (18-27).
David Adams was the hottest of the Cowboys. The senior guard made all six 3-point attempts and led the way with 24 points, 18 coming in the second half. Guard Jay Straight also hit 8-of-9 field goals and finished with 22 points.
The Tigers faced a double digit deficit after the first four minutes of the game. TSU was 22-76 from the floor for 29 percent.
Senior guard Brandon Lockridge came off the bench to score 20 points for the Tigers. Lockridge connected on six 3-pointers. Junior forward Roshaun Bowens added 14 points.
TSU saw the much-larger Cowboys control the boards by a 48-25 margin. Bowens had seven rebounds, all on the offensive end to lead TSU.
TSU was without the services of freshman guard Bruce Price who did not play due to back injury.
The Tigers continue their road trip at Colorado with a game against the Buffaloes Friday night. Tip off is 8 p.m. (CST).