Cowboys Host Lobos for Homecoming Game on Saturday

Cowboys Host Lobos for Homecoming Game on Saturday

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LARAMIE — The Wyoming Cowboys (UW) will play their 96th Homecoming Game on Saturday against the New Mexico Lobos.

The Cowboys will be looking for their first conference win of the season. UW will enter Saturday’s game with a 4-2 overall record and an 0-2 record in the Mountain West. The Lobos are also in search of their first Mountain West win this season. New Mexico brings a 2-5 overall record and an 0-3 record in the Mountain West into this week’s game.

Coming off last week’s home loss to Fresno State, the Wyoming Cowboys are looking to continue a tradition of bouncing back at home following a home loss.

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Since 2016, Wyoming has suffered only eight home losses. Following six of those home losses the Cowboys have won their next home game.

Only twice have the Cowboys lost consecutive home games since 2016. In 2017, UW lost its last home game of the season to Fresno State and lost its 2018 home opener vs. Washington State. In 2018, UW lost consecutive home games to Boise State and Utah State.

Wyoming leads the overall series between the two schools with 39 wins against 34 wins for New Mexico. In games played in Laramie, Wyoming leads the series 20-15.

Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 pm on Saturday in Laramie.