LARAMIE, Wyo. -- Derrious Gilmore scored 21 points and sank 6 of 10 from beyond the arc to lead Wyoming over Oklahoma Panhandle State 74-55 on Saturday.
Bill Lee paced the Aggies with 18 points and nine rebounds.
Wyoming struggled for 30 minutes against their Division II foe until putting together a 25-2 run. Washington started the spurt by tipping in his own miss to snap a 49-all tie, and moments later Nance added a highlight-reel putback by soaring to grab an offensive rebound and dunking it with two hands, all in one motion.
A follow-up basket by Panhandle State's Kysahn Sands with 10:33 remaining tied the contest but only set the stage for the Cowboys' big push at the end.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.