Halftime Report

Only one more half stands between Nevada and the win they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They are fully in control with a 44-21 lead over Wyoming.

Nevada came into the matchup with some extra motivation after the loss they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We'll see if they're able to flip the script or if it'll just be more of the same.

Who's Playing

Wyoming Cowboys @ Nevada Wolf Pack

Current Records: Wyoming 13-12, Nevada 20-6

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 11 p.m. ET
  • Where: Lawlor Events Center -- Reno, Nevada
  • TV: CBS Sports Network
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  • Ticket Cost: $7.00

What to Know

We've got another exciting Mountain West matchup on schedule as the Wyoming Cowboys and the Nevada Wolf Pack are set to tip at 11:00 p.m. ET on February 20th at Lawlor Events Center. We saw both of these teams recently pull out wins they weren't expected to get, so we'll see who gives it right back.

Wyoming came into Saturday's game having lost three straight, but that streak is now in the rearview. They walked away with an 80-75 victory over the Spartans on Saturday.

Wyoming's success was the result of a balanced attack that saw several players step up, but Sam Griffin led the charge by scoring 21 points along with seven rebounds. Akuel Kot was another key contributor, scoring 20 points along with five rebounds.

UNLV typically has all the answers at home, but on Saturday Nevada proved too difficult a challenge. They skirted past the Rebels 69-66.

Among those leading the charge was Nick Davidson, who dropped a double-double on 19 points and 11 rebounds. The team also got some help courtesy of Jarod Lucas, who scored 18 points.

The Cowboys now have a winning record of 13-12. As for the Wolf Pack, they have been performing well recently as they've won four of their last five matches, which provided a nice bump to their 20-6 record this season.

Wyoming will be fighting an uphill battle on Tuesday as the experts have pegged them as the 14.5-point underdog. This contest will be their ninth straight as the underdogs (so far over this stretch they are 5-2-1 against the spread).

Nevada and the Cowboys pleased both fans and bettors in their last matches by winning and covering the spread. Going forward, Nevada is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 14.5 points. Be careful betting them against the spread as while they're 15-10 ATS overall, they're only 1-7 against Wyoming in their most recent matchups.


Nevada is a big 14.5-point favorite against Wyoming, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 14.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is 144.5 points.

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Series History

Wyoming has won 7 out of their last 10 games against Nevada.

  • Jan 20, 2024 - Wyoming 98 vs. Nevada 93
  • Feb 27, 2023 - Wyoming 80 vs. Nevada 71
  • Feb 26, 2022 - Wyoming 74 vs. Nevada 61
  • Jan 17, 2022 - Wyoming 77 vs. Nevada 67
  • Jan 24, 2021 - Wyoming 93 vs. Nevada 88
  • Jan 22, 2021 - Wyoming 71 vs. Nevada 64
  • Mar 05, 2020 - Wyoming 74 vs. Nevada 71
  • Feb 25, 2020 - Nevada 73 vs. Wyoming 68
  • Jan 14, 2020 - Nevada 68 vs. Wyoming 67
  • Feb 16, 2019 - Nevada 82 vs. Wyoming 49