Posted December 03, 2011 on AP on Fox
Brian Stafford scored 22 points and Denver defeated Texas Southern 62-46 on Saturday. Rob Lewis added 13 points and Chris Udofia 10 for the Pioneers (6-1). Udofia also had five blocked shots and five assists. Omar Strong had nine points to lead Texas Southern (1-6). The Tigers only managed 16 points in the first half, shooting just 30 percent. They only trailed by 10, and fared better from the outside in the second half - shooting 57 percent - but Denver shot 61 percent after halftime and opened up a 24-point lead midway through. The Pioneers, who entered Saturday leading the nation in free-throw accuracy at 83 percent, went 4 for 5 against Texas Southern. It was the first meeting between the teams.

DU Hoops Off To Best Start In Modern D-I Era

(above) DU's Chris UdofiaBehind a game-high 22 points from senior Brian Stafford, the University of Denver tamed the Texas Southern Tigers 62-46 in Magness Arena on Saturday afternoon. DU (6-1) is off to its best start since returning to NCAA Division I in 1998-99Up next, the Pioneers welcome Iona, which currently is No. 4 in the Mid-Major Poll and the second-highest scoring...

Denver Pioneers host Texas Southern Tigers in college basketball action

Dec 3, 6:00 PM | Magness Arena Texas Southern Tigers vs Denver Pioneers Odds 1-5TEAM RECORD5-1 The Pioneers will try to cover the spread at Magness Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Texas Southern Tigers in college basketball action. Supporters of the Tigers have watched them go 1-5 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Pioneers are at 5-1 and 3-2 ATS. In totals...
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