Nevada Will Be One Of The Top Ranked Teams To Ever Play At Wyoming
When Nevada returns to the Arena-Auditorium Saturday night, they will be one of the top-ranked teams to ever play at Wyoming's "Dome of Doom". The Wolf Pack, currently ranked #6 in the NCAA Coaches Poll and #7 in the AP Poll, will be the ninth top-10 team Wyoming has hosted since the AA opened in 1982.
Over the years, Wyoming's record against top-10 teams at the Dome of Doom is 4-4.
San Diego State was ranked #5 when they were upset by Wyoming in 2014.
In 2011, the Cowboys hosted two top-ten teams, losing to #8 Brigham Young and #9 San Diego State.
In 1998, Wyoming upset #5 Utah in Laramie.
In 1996, Utah was ranked #7 when the Cowboys knocked them off.
In 1993, #10 Louisville defeated Wyoming at the Arena-Auditorium.
Utah was ranked # 8 in 1991 when they lost to the Pokes in a WAC Tournament game at the AA.
Wyoming's former WAC rivals UTEP were ranked #5 when they beat the Cowboys in 1984.
Wyoming was also the home team in 2006 when they lost to #10 Wichita State at the Casper Events Center.
Nevada was ranked #23 when they came to Laramie last year. The Pokes pulled off the upset in that game, beating the Wolf Pack 104-103 in double overtime.