High praise for Adams as Cowboys look to bounce back this week

Wyoming senior guard Josh Adams doesn’t like to lose, and he often takes it hard and personally.

Josh Adams

Josh Adams

In UW’s 78-72 overtime loss to California last Saturday in Laramie, Adams missed a free throw with 32 seconds left that would have given the Cowboys a one-point lead.

There were several plays before and after that which played big roles in UW losing the game. Still, it was tough on Adams.

“This team competed as hard as I’ve seen them compete,” he said. “The ball bounced (Cal’s) way. They made a few more plays than we did. I’m heartbroken for this team. They left everything out there, and I couldn’t get it done for them.”

Adams has did just about everything for UW (5-3) this season. He’s fourth in the country in scoring (24.9 ppg). Adams leads the Cowboys with 4.4 assists and 1.7 steals per game. At 6-foot-2, Adams is second on the team with 4.9 rebounds per contest, and is tied for the most defensive rebounds on the team with 29.

And, despite missing that free throw against Cal, Adams leads the Pokes at an 80.9 percent clip at the free-throw line.

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