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Buzzer shot nets Rustlers another victory 63-60
Riverton, WY (January 26) – The Central Wyoming College men’s basketball team got win number 15 at the buzzer by Springville, UT sophomore Preston Eaton. Eaton took a handoff from Las Vegas, NV freshman Davion Pearson and delivered a three point dagger to the Lancers. With the win the Rustlers record moves to 15–4 on the year. The Lancers now move to 7–12 on the year.
Rockford, IL freshman Armani Flannigan led the Rustlers with 22 points on 9–11 shooting and 16 of those came in the first half. Eaton finished with 21 points, 7 of 12 shooting and 5 for 10 from behind the three point line. North Hills, CA sophomore James “Deuce” Johnson led the Rustlers with eight rebounds tonight. Las Vegas, sophomore Ali Sabra led the Rustlers in assists with four.
“We need to give Eastern Wyoming a lot of credit. They play hard, but we found a way at the end to get the job done. Bottom line there is only one stat that matters and that’s the one in the win column," Coach Curtis Condie said. "We played to a packed house tonight, but a lot of people in Fremont County missed a great game. We have great kids that play hard and play the right way. They are also great kids off the court and good students. Preston who made the winning shot is a like a 3.95 GPA. You don’t get much better than that.” The coaches are encouraging everyone to attend the remaining home games.
The Rustlers return to conference play as they will take on Montana's Little Big Horn College Saturday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. The game can be seen live on Channel 5 and over the internet at www.cwc.edu. Then click on watch basketball online. The game can also be heard live on FM 88.1.