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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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 12, 2014  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 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...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 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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