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By Scott Nulph

A battle at the point

Wyoming-Utah State offers top point-guard match in conference


February 6, 2016

LARAMIE – If you like point-guard play, then today’s one-time-only matchup in Logan, Utah, is for you.

University of Wyoming senior Marquelle Dent and Utah State sophomore Funda Nakkasoglu will go head to head for the only time this regular season due to the Mountain West’s unbalanced schedule at 2 p.m. at the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum.

This point-guard duel will not only be the best in the MW this season, but one of the best in the country.

Nakkasoglu leads the conference in scoring (21.0 ppg) and free-throw shooting (84.5 percent) and is fourth in assists (4.0 apg).

Dent is third in...

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