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DU Pioneers guard Brett Olson named Summit League player of the week

A career-high 30 points by junior Brett Olson against South Dakota earned the University of Denver guard player of the week honors in the Summit League. Olson hit 9-of-14 shots from the field — including 6-of-8 from 3-point range — while leading the Pioneers to a 75-67 victory Saturday at Magness Arena. The victory gave Denver a 12-11 record, the first time the Pioneers have...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver beats Alcorn State 67-49

Brett Olson scored 16 points, Chris Udofia had 15 and Denver rolled to a 67-49 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday night at the Sun Bowl Invitational. Denver (6-6) has won six of its last eight games after opening the season 0-4. The Pioneers jumped to a 37-17 halftime lead and never trailed against Alcorn State (3-8), who has lost seven straight. Olson hit four 3-pointers and...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Olson lifts Denver past Wyoming 64-61

Brett Olson converted a tie-breaking three-point play with 3.7 seconds remaining, giving Denver a 64-61 victory over Wyoming on Sunday, Olson finished with 23 points to lead Denver (4-5), which has won four of five since starting the season 0-4. Marcus Byrd added 14 points and Chris Udofia 11 for Denver. The Pioneers overcame a career-high 38-point effort Larry Nance Jr. in defeating...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver edges Ohio in NIT first-round game

Brett Olson scored 15 points and his defensive pressure helped turn aside a potential go-ahead layup with 21 seconds remaining as Denver hung on to beat Ohio 61-57 Tuesday night in an NIT first-round game. With Denver (22-9) leading 58-57, Olson shadowed D.J. Cooper on his drive to the basket and got a hand in his face as he put the shot up from up close. Teammate Chris Udofia,...
Via Fox Sports
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver 61, Ohio 57

Brett Olson scored 15 points and his defensive pressure helped turn aside a potential go-ahead layup with 21 seconds remaining as Denver hung on to beat Ohio 61-57 Tuesday night in an NIT first-round game. With Denver (22-9) leading 58-57, Olson shadowed D.J. Cooper on his drive to the basket and got a hand in his face as he put the shot up from up close. Teammate Chris Udofia,...
Via Fox Sports
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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