Spartans Fall at the Buzzer to Wyoming


LARAMIE, Wyo. - Alvaro Cardenas filled the stat sheet with 21 points, nine rebounds and four assists to lead the San José State men's basketball team (7-7, 0-1 MW) in a 75-73 loss at Wyoming (8-6, 1-0 MW) on Tuesday night.

  • The Spartans dominated the first half, taking a 47-35 lead into the halftime break. They led for the majority of the second half but fell on a last-second shot by Wyoming's Akuel Kot.
  • Wyoming only led for 40 seconds of the entire game.
  • Adrame Diongue recorded a career-high four blocks. The Spartans' center has now registered at least one block in 12 straight games.
  • Tibet Görener made three 3-pointers as part of his 16 points. The junior forward passed Adrian Oliver (2009-11) to move into third in SJSU history for most career 3-pointers. With 140 career threes, he is now 13 away from tying Tim Pierce (2007-09) for second.
  • Cardenas went 4-for-5 from long range, tying his season high for most 3-point makes. He was also efficient from the field, connecting on eight of 13 attempts. 
  • Trey Anderson returned from injury and was the third Spartan in double figures as he finished with 10 points.
  • Latrell Davis and Rickey Mitchell Jr. picked up their first career blocks.
  • Mitchell Jr. also collected a career-high three rebounds.

UP NEXT: The Spartans will return home for a showdown on Friday, Jan. 5 against Boise State. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. inside the Provident Credit Union Event Center. Tickets can be purchased here. Watch the contest on FS1 or listen on KTRB 860 AM

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