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Wyoming Cowboy Hunter Maldonado named to All-Conference second team

Wyoming Cowboy Hunter Maldonado — who will leave the Pokes as one of the best players in conference history — was recently named to an All-Mountain West team for the fourth time.

University of Wyoming guard Hunter Maldonado slashes to the rim in his team's Friday loss to rival Colorado State. (via Wyoming Cowboy Basketball Twitter)

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming senior guard Hunter Maldonado was recently named All-Mountain West second team. It marks the fourth straight season that Maldonado was named All-Mountain West.

Maldonado averaged 14.8 points per game this season along with 4.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game. In conference action, Maldonado’s numbers jumped to 16.5 points per game in conference play with 5.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists.

He ranks seventh in scoring during conference contests, and his field goal percentage is fifth best in the Mountain West at just over 50%.

This year, Maldonado became the conference’s all-time leader in assists with 627 dimes and counting. He also became the first player in NCAA Division I history to record 2,000 points, grab 800 rebounds and dish out 600 assists. He has scored the second most points in conference games in Mountain West history,

Maldonado recorded 20 or more points in seven conference games and recorded double figures in all but two games. He recorded three double-doubles in conference play and he tallied a season-high 34 points in a contest at San Jose State.