Generals Win in Overtime, Lady Generals Suffer Loss to NIC

(Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan College Generals and Lady Generals basketball teams played on the road this weekend at separate tournaments in Idaho.

The Generals played at a tournament at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls. According to Generals coach Steve Smiley. The Generals needed a few extra minutes Friday night to take care of the Treasure Valley Chukars, edging them out in overtime 88-86 and moving to 8-1 on the year. A Treasure Valley tip-in with 2 seconds left tied the game and a Preston Wells half-court shot went in-and-out sending the game into a 3rd period.

Jamir Andrews answered, scoring the first 8 of the Generals 12 first points in the extra period. Andrews finished the game with 17. Sophomore guard Frederic Dure led the Generals with 24 points, going 15-18 from the foul line. Josh Adeyeye was the final General in double figures, scoring 17 points and grabbing 9 rebounds.
On Saturday night. The Generals took on the host team and and 12th Ranked team in the Country the College of Southern Idaho. In a see saw battle the Generals were defeated by the College of Southern Idaho 104 to 99. The Generals are 9 -2 on the year and will be back home Wednesday evening for a game against Colorado Northwestern, games will be at 5:30 and 7:30 and will be broadcast Live on KWYO and Sports Talk KSHW ESPN 87.7 FM. Then Friday and Saturday the Generals and Lady Generals will host the annual Lion’s Club tournament at the Golden Dome.

The Lady Generals played the 14th-ranked North Idaho College women's basketball team and went down to defeat 76 – 57 at Rolly Williams Court on Saturday night. NIC broke open a 35-33 halftime lead with a 10-0 run early in the second half to pull away. Sierra Toms lead the Lady Generals with 16 points. Again the Lady Generals will play Wednesday evening against Colorado Northwestern at 5:30pm.

The regular season of basketball for the Sheridan Broncs and Lady Broncs will be Friday, December 6th against Green River at 5:45 and 7:30. Both games will be broadcast live on KWYO and 87.7 FM.

The Big Horn Ram & Lady Ram Basketball teams will start off their season with a tournament in Lusk on December 6th and 7th.

The Tongue River Eagles and Lady Eagles will be in Thermopolis that same weekend to get their Basketball season underway.

The SHS Wrestlers will be in Powell for a 2 day Tournament on December 6th & 7th as well.

COWBOY BASKETBALL - The Wyoming Cowboy Basketball team earned a 70-53 victory over South Dakota at home last Friday. The Pokes were up 40-27 at halftime, but the Coyotes started the second half with three-straight buckets to pull within seven points three minutes in. South Dakota would hang around through the midpoint of the half, before Wyoming started the deciding run. The spurt put the Pokes up 20, 60-40, with five minutes left and UW cruised from there.

The men's basketball team draws its toughest challenge of the season to date with a trip to No. 8 and 8th ranked Ohio State tonight. The Cowboys (4-1) are coming off three dominant home wins, but the Buckeyes (4-0) returned four starters from an Elite Eight team a year ago and are ranked eighth in both national polls. Tip is set for 5 p.m. in Value City Arena in Columbus. The game will be broadcast Live on AM 1410 KWYO and Sports Talk KSHW 87.7 FM ESPN Radio.

COWGIRL BASKETBALL – Behind 24 points each from Fallon Lewis and Kayla Woodward, the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team (4-0 overall) earned a 20-point win, 84-64, over the Pepperdine Waves (2-3 overall) on Saturday night in Laramie. With the victory, head coach Joe Legerski earned his 200th career victory.

Woodward and Lewis each finished with a team high 24 points. For Lewis, it was a career high while she added seven rebounds. The Cowgirls were 32-69 (.464) from the field and 10-19 (.526) from beyond the arc. The Cowgirls will be on the road for their only game of the week. They will face the South Dakota Coyotes, on Saturday, November 30, in Vermillion. The game time is set for 1:00 p.m.

COWBOY FOOTBALL – The offenses certainly stole the show in regulation, but it was the defense and special teams that stood out in overtime Saturday as the University of Wyoming football team outlasted Hawai'i in a chilly and high-scoring game in Laramie, 59-56. With a game-time temperature at 25 degrees, the offenses warmed things up by scoring early and often.

The squads combined for 1,417 yards of offense (Wyoming with 793) and 115 total points. Junior quarterback Brett Smith set the school- and Mountain West record with 640 yards of offense and eight total TDs, including 498 through the air and 142 on the ground. Wyoming concludes the regular season at Utah State next Saturday at noon.

BRONCOS- Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 31-yard field goal for New England after a misplayed punt return by Denver, lifting the Patriots to a 34-31 overtime victory over the Broncos on Sunday night. Denver's Tony Carter ran into Ryan Allen's punt after it landed and Nate Ebner recovered for New England at the Broncos 13-yard line. After Tom Brady ran twice to line up the kick, Gostkowski connected for his 21st successful field goal attempt.

Brady threw for three touchdowns to lead the Patriots (8-3) back from a 24-0 halftime deficit to a 31-24 lead as New England scored on its first five possessions of the second half. Then Peyton Manning threw an 11-yard scoring pass to Demaryius Thomas for the Broncos (9-2), tying it at 31.

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