Denver runs past Omaha in 88-74 win

DENVER – Brett Olson (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) scored 19 points, dished out five assists and grabbed four rebounds as the University of Denver men’s basketball team was victorious 88-74 over the Omaha Mavericks Saturday afternoon at Magness Arena. The Pioneers (10-13, 4-6 Summit League) snapped their three-game losing streak while handing the Mavericks (8-14, 2-9 Summit League...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

DU wins overtime thriller over St. Joseph’s

DENVER – Brett Olson (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) scored 27 points, grabbed five rebounds, dished out three assists and knocked down a deep 3-pointer with 16 seconds remaining in overtime to lead the University of Denver Men’s Basketball team to a 77-73 victory over the Saint Joseph’s Hawks on Monday night at Magness Arena. BOXSCORE: Denver 77, St. Joseph’s 73 The Pioneers (6...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams squeak by Pios at Magness in 85-84 win

DENVER – Brett Olson (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) scored 20 points, but it was not enough as the University of Denver men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker to the Colorado State Rams 85-84, Friday evening at Magness Arena. BOXSCORE: Colorado State 85, Denver 84 Jalen Love (Wichita, Kan.) and Marcus Byrd (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) both scored 18 points apiece. Both players shot...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

DU hoops to rely on Olson and developing freshmen

DENVER – “Hard to believe college basketball season is here, but we’re ready for it.” If his opening statements during Tuesday’s media session were any indication, University of Denver Men’s Basketball coach Joe Scott is geared up for a brand new season, and another chance to lead the Pioneers to another shot at a Summit League title and chance at a possible NCAA Tournament...
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November 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 beats rival Colorado State 80-70

Brett Olson scored 24 points as Denver beat Colorado State 80-70 on Wednesday night for its first road victory over its in-state rival since 1979. Leading by 2 and nearing the midway point of the second half, Denver (3-5) went on a 12-4 run to extend its lead to 61-51 with 7:13 to play. Colorado State (7-4), which had won 11 in a row over the Pioneers at home, never got closer than...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver beats Alaska-Anchorage 78-71

Brett Olson scored a team-high 19 points to lead Denver to a 78-71 victory over Division II Alaska Anchorage in the Great Alaska Shootout on Saturday. Olson hit 7 of 11 from the field and sank four crucial 3-pointers late in the second half. He also had five rebounds and five assists. Chris Udofia scored 15 points with seven assists and four blocks. Jalen Love had 13 points, a pair...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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