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By Robert Gagliardi

Cowboys begins CBI with 10-point win over Eastern Washington


March 17, 2017

COURTESY/ Jacob Byk/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Wyoming guard Jeremy Lieberman shoots from the side during the game between the University of Wyoming and Eastern Washington University at Arena-Auditorium Wednesday in Laramie. Wyoming won 91-81.

LARAMIE - Justin James became the University of Wyoming's leading scorer this season by coming off the bench.

The sophomore guard made his first start of the season in the Cowboys' first-round game of the College Basketball Invitational against Eastern Washington. And, it was business as usual for James as he led five Cowboys in double figures with 19 points as UW won 91-81 in front of 1,803 fans at the Arena-Auditorium on Wednesday night.

After the game, UW announced it will host Missouri-Kanas City at 7 p.m. Monday in the quarterfinals of the CBI. UMKC (18-16) defeated Green Bay 92-82 Mon...

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