Cougar men stop Salt Lake

CASPER, Wyo. – The Western Nebraska Community College men's basketball team picked up a big road win over Salt Lake Community College 82-76 in the Reigon 18/9 Showcase on Saturday night at Casper College.

The Cougars trailed 37-30 at halftime, but came out and exploded for 52 second half points while holding Salt Lake to 39 points for the win.

WNCC was paced by Willie Mangum with 32 points including six 3-pointers, while Charles Ward pitched in 23 points and three treys. The Cougars connected on 10 3-pointers all together. Trey Moore had the other 3-pointer.

Cody Johnson finished with a double-double for the Cougars with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Tahir Little led the team with nine assists.

WNCC, 2-3, will be back in action Tuesday when they host Western Wyoming at 7 p.m. The Cougar women will host Casper College at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.



WNCC 30 52 – 82

Salt Lake CC 37 39 – 76

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