LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming along with the Mountain West Conference released the updated 2021-22 conference basketball schedule on Friday afternoon. The 18-game conference slate features nine home contests with five of those games being played on Saturday in the Arena-Auditorium.

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The Cowboys open up conference play on New Year’s Day hosting Boise State. It is the first of five Saturday home contests for the Pokes in Conference play. Other games on Saturday include New Mexico on Jan. 22, Air Force on Feb. 19, Nevada on Feb. 26 and the final regular season game of the season on March 5 against Fresno State.

Wyoming will host Tuesday tilts against San Diego State in their only meeting of the season on Jan. 15, San Jose State on Jan. 18. The Cowboys will host “Border War” rival Colorado State on Feb. 1 and host Utah State on Feb. 8.

The Cowboys open the conference road schedule on Jan. 4 at Nevada and follow that up with a trip to Fresno State on Jan. 8. The Cowboys will visit Utah State on Jan. 15.

The Pokes will make a road swing at Boise State on Jan. 25 and Air Force on Jan. 29. UW will also have a pair of road contests at San Jose State on Feb. 12 and New Mexico on Feb. 15.

Wyoming closes its toad conference schedule at Colorado State on Feb. 22 and UNLV on March 1, as it will be the only meeting against the Runnin’ Rebels.

Mountain West national television partners CBS Sports and FOX Sports will now initiate a selection procedure, which will include the shifting of games from their current dates. Additional announcements on television selections will be made soon.

The non-conference schedule is being finalized and will be released at a later date.

Season tickets for Cowboy basketball are available now with single game tickets becoming available in early October. Fans who need additional information regarding UW Athletics ticketing may: go online at; email; call 307-766-7220; or stop by the UW Athletics Ticket Office on the west side of the Arena-Auditorium located on Willett Drive.

* University of Wyoming press release 

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