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By Robert Gagliardi

Cowboys look for repeat magic at MW Tournament starting today


March 9, 2016

Jeremy Martin/WyoSports

University of Wyoming senior guard Josh Adams (14) drives to the basket on Wednesday against San Jose State red-shirt freshman guard Jalen James (21), drawing a foul at the Arena-Auditorium in Laramie.

LAS VEGAS - A year ago, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team began a memorable quest to its first-ever Mountain West Tournament title.

The Cowboys won three games in three days, and their first was over Utah State.

A year later, UW (14-17) will try to defend its title when it plays Utah State in a first-round game at noon today at the Thomas & Mack Center.

A lot has changed for both teams since last season.

UW is completely different with only one senior, compared to five who played large roles in its success in 2015-15. It was the No. 4 seed in last year's tournament. It ent...

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