Prochet helps Niagara hold off Wyoming 72-67

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Marvin Prochet had 23 points and 12 rebounds on Friday night and Niagara held off Wyoming for a 72-67 win.

Chris Barton’s 3-pointer with 2:45 left gave Niagara the lead for good at 64-61 and Prochet’s jumper with 57 seconds made it 66-63. The Purple Eagles made all six free throws in the final 25 seconds.

Niagara (2-1) went on a 12-3 run to take its largest lead of the second half at 57-49 with 8:46 to go. The Cowboys answered with a 10-2 run to tie it at 59 and tied it again at 61.

Dominic Robb scored 13, and Barton and Raheem Solomon added 12 points each for Niagara.

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Justin James had 23 points and eight rebounds, and Hunter Maldonado added 13 points and 15 rebounds for Wyoming.

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