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After guiding the Cowboys to the Sweet 16 in 1987, however, Brandenburg left the Cowboys to become the coach at conference rival San Diego State.
He was replaced by Benny Dees, who went 26–6 in his first year with the Cowboys and returned them to the NCAA Tournament where they lost in the first round of the 1988 NCAAs to Loyola-Marymount.
The University of Wyoming men's basketball program, which competes in the Mountain West Conference, has a lengthy tradition dating back to 1905.
Wyoming won the 1943 NCAA championship under Hall of Fame coach Everett Shelton and behind star guard Ken Sailors, who pioneered the jump shot that is now the standard in basketball.
After Shelton retired in 1959, Wyoming basketball lay dormant for some time.
Witte coached a total of nine seasons in Laramie and compiled a 134–51 record.
Coach Bill Strannigan, who succeeded Shelton, had just six winning seasons in fourteen years as head coach and made one NCAA Tournament appearance in 1967 in which the Cowboys were handed a lopsided loss at the hands of eventual national champion UCLA and its All-American center Lew Alcindor, who later changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Again from 1971 through 1978, the Cowboys had one winning season, a 17–10 campaign under Don De Voe in 1976–77.
In 1978, Jim Brandenburg became the Cowboys' head coach and the program experienced a resurgence.
In his nine seasons, Wyoming did not have a single losing season and made four NCAA Tournament appearances.