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By Scott Nulph

A happy holiday upset

Cowgirls beat No. 15 Colorado to end nonconference play


December 23, 2016

COURTESY/ SHANNON BRODERICK/ Boomerang photographer

Wyoming guard Liv Roberts attempts to pass the ball past Idaho's Geraldine McCorkell on Dec 9 in Laramie at the Arena-Auditorium.

LARAMIE – University of Wyoming women's basketball coach Joe Legerski worried prior to his team's two-game road trip to end the nonconference schedule that his players may be thinking more about leaving for Christmas than finishing up the schedule.

He doesn't have to worry any more.

The Cowgirls took control of No. 15-ranked Colorado in the third quarter and held on for an 82-75 victory Wednesday in Boulder, Colorado.

Liv Roberts scored 21 points and had career highs in both rebounds (11) and steals (five). The Cowgirls also got a season-best 19 points from sophomore Marta Gomez off the b...

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