Shyatt Named Wyoming Head Basketball Coach
University of Wyoming Athletics Director Tom Burman announced this afternoon that Larry Shyatt has been hired as the new men’s head basketball coach. Shyatt is currently the Associate Head coach of the Florida Gators. Shyatt was the head coach at Wyoming in 1997-98. He has agreed to terms on a five-year contract. In his one season at Wyoming, Shyatt took over a team that was 12-16 the year before his arrival and guided the Cowboys to a 19-9 overall record and an appearance int he 1998 National Invitation Tournament. Burman says the University is thrilled to bring Shyatt back to the University of Wyoming. Burman says the University of Wyoming Athletics Department will host a press conference and fan reception to meet Coach Shyatt on Wednesday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Wildcatter Stadium Club & Suites on the UW Campus. The event will be open to the public.