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Pios close out season with 61-50 loss to NDSU

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Brett Olson (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds in his final collegiate contest as the No.7 seed University of Denver men’s basketball fell to the No. 2 seed North Dakota State Bison, 61-50 Saturday night at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in front of a Summit League Championship record crowd...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver's Brett Olson's dramatic 1/2 court buzzer beater for the tie

Denver Pioneers' star Brett Olson sends the game against North Dakota State into overtime with a half court heave. North Dakota State beats Denver 73-69 in OTFollow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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February 13, 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

Denver pulls away from New Orleans 79-60

DENVER (AP) Brett Olson scored 15 points and dished out a career-high eight assists to lead Denver to a 79-60 win over New Orleans on Sunday. Denver (3-2) never trailed in the game and took control midway through the first period with an 11-4 spurt that included a pair of 3-pointers from Nate Engesser and was capped by a 3 from Olson to make it 25-17 with 8:32 to go before the break...
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November 30, 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

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