How the Top 5 Basketball Teams Fared Last Week

It was the first full week of basketball in 2022.

Here’s a look at how the top 5 women’s and men’s teams performed during that time.

These are the teams that were ranked in the top five in the WyoPreps Coaches and Media Poll on January 5, 2022.

We’ll go to the ladies first.

Women’s Basketball Top 5 Recap

4A

1 – Cheyenne East: 67-28 win over Rock Springs; Won 69-38 over No. 2 County Natrona; Won 64-38 over Green River.

2 – Cody: Won 57-23 over 3A Worland; Won 74-27 over 3A Lovell.

2 – Natrona County: Won 55-37 over 3A Wheatland; Lost 69-38 to No. 1 East; Won 56-43 against Central; Lost 43-34 to No. 5 Sheridan.

4 – Thunder basin: DNP.

5 – Sheridan: Lost 66-60 to 3A #1 Douglas; Lost 38-31 to Rock Springs; Won 43-34 over #2 Natrona County.

3A

1 – Douglas: Won 55-33 over 4A Laramie; Won 66-60 over 4A #5 Sheridan; Lost 67-57 to 4A Kelly Walsh; Won 65-21 over 4A South.

2 – Lyman: Won 51-29 against Thermopolis; Won 60-34 over Worland; Won 58-51 over Buffalo.

3 – Mountain View: lost 43-40 against Buffalo; Won 64-43 over Rawlins; Won 63-45 over 2A Big Piney.

4 – Pinedale: Won 73-26 against Rawlins; Won 73-39 against Thermopolis; Won 63-28 over Worland.

5 – Lander: Won 63-34 against 4A Jackson.

2A

1 – Wyoming Indian: Lost 59-39 to 3A Lovell.

2 – Moorcroft: Won 64-48 over 1A Kaycee; Won 62-24 over Wright; Won 80-66 over Campbell County Sophs.

3 – Rocky Mountain: 65-20 win over Wind River; Won 48-42 in OT over 3A Powell.

4 – Sundance: Lost 34-25 to #5 Glenrock; Won 44-19 over Big Horn; Lost 32-25 to Thunder Basin JV.

5 – Glenrock: Won 34-25 against #4 Sundance; Lost 59-29 to Thunder Basin JV; Won 46-19 over 1A Kaycee.

1A

1 – Upton: Won 50-21 against Lead-Deadwood, SD; Won 55-28 over 2A Big Horn.

2 – Cokeville: Won 54-40 over Star Valley Sophs; Lost 64-56 in OT to 4A Evanston; Lost 50-33 to 3A Kemmerer.

3 – Southeast: Victory 52-16 over 2A Shoshoni; Won 64-22 over 2A St. Stephens.

4 – Little Snake River: DNP.

5 – Burlington: Won 55-26 over 2A Riverside; Won 50-33 over 2A Greybull.

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Men’s Basketball Top 5 Recap

4A

1 – Thunder basin: DNP.

2 – Kelly Walsh: Won 62-51 over Riverton; Won 55-39 over Windsor, CO; Won 54-41 over 3A #1 Douglas.

3 – Sheridan: Won 60-42 over 3A #1 Douglas; Won 50-30 over Rock Springs; Won 58-31 over Natrona County.

4 – Cheyenne East: 65-36 victory over Rock Springs; Won 51-42 over Natrona County; Won 76-54 over Green River.

5 – Cheyenne Central: Lost 51-49 in overtime to Green River; Won 56-35 over Natrona County; Won 58-34 against Rock Springs.

3A

1 – Douglas: Won 52-24 over 4A Laramie; Lost 60-42 to 4A #3 Sheridan; Lost 54-41 to 4A #2 Kelly Walsh; Won 58-49 on 4A South.

2 – Worland: Won 68-63 over 4A Cody; Won 71-40 against Mountain View; Won 78-54 over 2A Big Piney; Won 60-56 over #5 Lyman.

3 – Buffalo: Won 69-55 over #5 Lyman; Won 64-36 against Pinedale; Won 58-45 against Mountain View.

4 – Rawlins: Won 68-35 over 2A Big Piney; Won 60-53 against #5 Lyman; Won 69-44 over Pinedale.

5 – Lyman: Lost 69-55 to #3 Buffalo; Lost 60-53 to No. 4 Rawlins; Lost #2 Worland 60-56.

2A

1 – Pine Bluffs: 87-68 win over St. Stephens; Won 65-27 over Shoshoni.

2 – Tongue River: Won 70-62 over Campbell County Sophs; Won 67-29 over 1A Kaycee; Won 62-26 over Wright.

3 – Rocky Mountain: Lost 60-56 to #5 Wind River; Won 38-37 over 3A Powell.

4 – Big Piney: Lost 68-35 to 3A #4 Rawlins; Lost 78-54 to 3A #2 Worland; Lost 87-68 to 3A Thermopolis.

5 – Wind River: Won 60-56 over #3 Rocky Mountain; Won 75-64 over Greybull.

1A

1 – Upton: Won 81-33 against Lead-Deadwood, SD; Won 62-41 over 2A Big Horn.

2 – Saratoga: 57-36 victory over Encampment; Lost 53-42 against #3 Dubois.

3 – Dubois: Won 63-4 over Ft. Washakie; Won 53-42 over No. 2 Saratoga; Won 73-37 over Ten Sleep.

4 – Guernsey-Sunrise: Lost 64-43 against Lingle-Ft. Laramie.

5 – Burlington: Lost 49-46 to 2A Greybull.

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