FRESNO, Calif. -- Tyler Johnson scored 18 points, Tanner Giddings added 10 off the bench and Fresno State held Wyoming to 24 percent shooting in a 49-36 victory Wednesday night.
Johnson was 6 of 8 from the field and added a team-high six rebounds for the Bulldogs (7-9, 1-2 Mountain West), who now have held 14 of their 16 opponents to fewer than 70 points.Riley Grabau and Larry Nance Jr. led the Cowboys (14-2, 1-2) with 10 points apiece. The defeat, Wyoming's second in three games after a 13-0 start had them on the cusp of a Top 25 ranking, lacked the drama of the Cowboys' 63-61 loss to Boise State on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer.Wyoming led 12-7 before a 10-0 run gave Fresno State the lead for good. The Bulldogs led by as many as 20 in the second half, and the Cowboys made just 12 field goals in the game.
Wyoming scored only 36 points in a loss vs Fresno State Wednesday. It is the Cowboys fewest points in a game in the shot-clock era. The last time it had fewer was January 23, 1982 in a 27-25 WIN at BYU.
It is the 19th occurrence of a team scoring 36 points or fewer this season - the 3rd in a conference game.