San Jose State loses 71-66 to Wyoming

The San Jose State Spartans men’s basketball team lost to the Wyoming Cowboys 71-66 inside the Provident Credit Union Event Center on Saturday afternoon.

With the loss, SJSU drops to 7-16 overall and 3-8 in Mountain West play. Wyoming won its first league game of the season to go to 1-10 in MWC play and 6-17 overall.

Wyoming shot 29-of-61 (47.5%) from the field, 5-of-26 (19.5%) from 3-point range and 8-of-12 (66.7%) from the free throw line. The Spartans were 21-of-57 (36.8%) from the field, 9-for-31 (29%) from beyond the arc and 15-of-17 (88.2%) from the foul line.

Seneca Knight led SJSU with 21 points and had eight rebounds in 39 minutes. Brae Ivey added 11 points.

It’s year three for SJSU head coach Jean Prioleau, but he has a 15-69 (.179) record overall and 5-42 (.106) record in MWC play and there hasn’t been much (if any) progress from year one to now for the program. The seat has to be warming up right now.

Next up for San Jose State, the Spartans travel to Reno to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Saturday, February 8th, at 4:00 pm (PT). Game will be televised on AT&T Sportsnet.

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