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Denver outlasts Omaha 75-72

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Christian Mackey scored 14 points and Denver outlasted Omaha 75-72 on Saturday. Denver (13-11, 5-6 Summit) led by six on Nate Engesser's layup with 3:48 to go, but Omaha tied it at 68 on Devin Patterson's jumper with 1:45 left. On the next possession, Denver's Thomas Neff drilled a 3-pointer, and after the teams traded free throws the Pioneers led by three with...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Behind two goals from Quentin Shore, DU gets revenge on Miami with 5-3 win

After dropping the weekend opener on Friday night, the University of Denver Pioneers Men's Hockey team lifted their spirits with a huge 5-3 victory, splitting the series with the Miami University RedHawks.
Via BSN Denver
11 days ago  |  Discuss

South Dakota State completes sweep of Denver, 67-56

DENVER (AP) Mike Daum scored 15 points off the bench and South Dakota State completed a regular-season sweep of Denver with a 67-56 victory Saturday. The Jackrabbits opened the second half of the Summit League the same way they started the first. They beat Denver 68-59 on New Year's Day. South Dakota State has now won four straight and three straight on the road. Denver led by...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver beats South Dakota 66-52

DENVER (AP) Freshman Thomas Neff scored a career-high 16 points, draining 4 of 8 3-point shots, and Denver snapped a three-game losing skid with a 66-52 defeat of South Dakota on Thursday night. Marcus Byrd added 14 points and Joe Rosga 13 for Denver. The Pioneers (11-10, 3-5 Summit) never trailed and led by as many as 19 when Byrd pump-faked and then scored an easy jumper to...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking back at the Jim Montgomery Show: Will Butcher, leadership group boosting DU back to winning ways

Every Wednesday night during the hockey season, University of Denver Pioneers Hockey head coach Jim Montgomery joins Sandy Clough for a weekly radio show on 1600 AM ESPN. Last week, defenseman Will Butcher joined the show, and this week Jim dove into the leadership and growth in communication on his team.
Via BSN Denver
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pioneers bring out the brooms, DU wins 2-1 to complete sweep of Minnesota-Duluth

WHEN/WHERE Saturday, January 23, 2016 / Game 24 Magness Arena / Denver, CO The University of Denver Pioneers hockey team took it to the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs again on Saturday night at Magness Arena, earning a sweep on the weekend with a 2-1 victory. Denver got off to a much better start to the game on Saturday night as compared to Friday night’s game, as they took an early...
Via BSN Denver
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver completes the comeback to win 3-2 against Minnesota-Duluth

WHEN/WHERE Friday, January 23, 2016 / Game Magness Arena / Denver, CO The No. 17 Denver Pioneers saw themselves fall behind early in the first period, allowing the No. 19 University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs to jump out to a 2-0 lead. But Denver did what good hockey teams do in those situations and showed the resiliency to come back and tie the game up before the first period...
Via BSN Denver
18 days ago  |  Discuss

DU men’s basketball seniors paving the way for a young team

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit As the DU Men’s Basketball team prepares to start its four-game home stand tonight against Summit League rival Nebraska-Omaha, a few familiar...
Via Mile High Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

DU Pioneers fail to keep Broncos corralled, blow two goal lead in 2-2 tie with Western Michigan

A 2-0 lead is said to be the most dangerous lead in hockey — and the Denver Pioneers found that out the hard way on Saturday night, as what looked to be a win to give them a weekend sweep quickly turned into only an official 2-2 tie, and eventual loss in 3-on-3 overtime. WHEN/WHERE Saturday, January 16, 2016 / Game 22 Magness Arena / Denver, CO RECAP Denver dominated the first...
Via BSN Denver
24 days ago  |  Discuss

They call him Q: Quentin Shore scores twice in Denver Pioneers 5-3 win over Western Michigan

The Denver Pioneers seem to have their mojo back, putting up their third straight in-conference win on Friday night — defeating the Western Michigan University Broncos by a score of 5-3. WHEN/WHERE Friday, January 16, 2016 / Game 21 Magness Arena / Denver, CO HIGHLIGHTS The game got off to a very past pace for Denver, as they took it to the Broncos in the first few minutes...
Via BSN Denver
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver cruises to 76-69 win over Western Illinois

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Nate Engesser scored 14 points to lead Denver to a 76-69 win over Western Illinois on Thursday night. Marcus Byrd, Joe Rosga and Bryant Rucker contributed 11 points apiece for Denver (10-8, 2-3 Summit League), which hit 54 percent of its 50 shots from the field and 9 of 15 from long range. Duke Douglas added 10 points and six rebounds. Western Illinois (7-8...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

DU hockey climbs in national polls after sweep in Omaha

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The University of Denver Pioneers hockey team is returning to form of late, making an impact in the standings and against their opponents....
Via Mile High Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Pioneers earn NCHC weekly honors, help DU climb back into top 15 in both major college hockey polls

With the weekend sweep of then No. 6 Nebraska-Omaha, the University of Denver Pioneers have moved up three spots in this week’s two major NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey polls. Denver is now ranked No. 14 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls, up from their No. 17 spot in both polls last week. The Pioneers went into Omaha this week and became the first visiting...
Via BSN Denver
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Butcher scores twice, Jaillet earns shutout in DU’s 3-0 win in Omaha

For the first time since November 21st, the University of Denver Pioneers Hockey team are on the winning side of the scoreboard, snapping a six-game winless streak by defeating the UNO Mavericksby a score of 3-0. Denver traveled to Omaha this week to face the University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks for a set of two games. The first of those games was played on Friday night at Baxter...
Via BSN Denver
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver survives late charge from Oral Roberts in 78-75 win

DENVER (AP) Joe Rosga scored 17 points, including 7 of 7 at the free throw line, and Denver survived a late scare to hang on and beat Oral Roberts 78-75 on Wednesday night. The Pioneers (9-7, 1-2 Summit) led 69-60 after two Marcus Byrd free throws with just 1:17 remaining. But Aaron Young rallied the Golden Eagles (8-9, 0-3), scoring six of the games next eight points, including...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Mile High Sports Sportsperson of the Year: Bill Tierney, University of Denver Lacrosse

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Bill Tierney just wanted someone to hurl profanity his way. It was Feb. 19, 2010 and the University of Denver Pioneers were about to open the...
Via Mile High Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota State crushes Denver 75-49

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Paul Miller scored 18 points and North Dakota State crushed Denver 75-49 on Sunday. Miller was 6 of 12 from the floor, including four 3-pointers, as the Bison (11-4, 1-0 Summit) shot nearly 62 percent overall and made 8 of 12 on 3-point attempts. Carlin Dupree scored 16 points, Khy Kabellis added 15 and A.J. Jacobson had 11. The Bison outrebounded Denver 28-14...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver gets by Northern Colorado 81-77

GREELEY, Colorado (AP) Bryant Rucker scored 17 points and Jake Pemberton hit 4 of 4 at the free throw line in the final six seconds to help Denver beat Northern Colorado 81-77 on Wednesday night. Trailing 73-67 with 2:31 remaining, Northern Colorado went on a 9-3 run, capped by an Anthony Johnson jumper, to tie the game at 74 with 38 seconds to go. After a foul by Jordan Wilson...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Byrd's free throw gives Denver 69-68 win over Weber State

DENVER (AP) Marcus Byrd's free throw with 1.2 seconds left gave Denver a 69-68 victory over Weber State on Sunday. Jeremey Senglin, who scored Weber State's last 11 points, made a 3-pointer with six seconds left. Byrd was fouled as he went up for a layup and made the first of two free throws. Thomas Neff's 3-pointer with 6:48 left gave the Pioneers (7-3) the lead for good at...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver pulls away from San Diego, 59-48

SAN DIEGO (AP) Nate Engesser scored 12 points, Jake Holtzmann added 11 points, and Denver beat San Diego 59-48 on Wednesday night. Joe Rosga had nine points and five rebounds for the Pioneers (6-3), who have won six of their last eight games. Christian Mackey chipped in nine points. Denver held the Toreros (3-6) to just 31.6 percent from the field and a paltry 4 of 25 from behind...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

(Video) North Dakota vs. Denver Game Two

It was a complete weekend by the UND hockey team. The Fighting Hawks took it to the Denver Pioneers. They scored nine goals and gave up one. That's great defense.After Saturday's game, head coach Brad Berry said that his team probably played their most complete game of the season. I think the argument could be made, that UND had a complete weekend. They played 120 minutes of great...
Via Goon's World
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Give Denver a “Fighting” chance this week in HUGE top 10 college hockey showdown against North Dakota

After a week off for the Thanksgiving Holiday, the University of Denver Men’s Hockey Team is ready to get back on the ice and keep their winning ways going. This week, DU is set to face-off against in-conference rival North Dakota — who are currently tied atop the National Collegiate Hockey Conference with St. Cloud State. Overall on the season, No. 8 Denver is 7-3-2, and are...
Via BSN Denver
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Streaking Pioneers face a tough task with Front Range opponents this week

The Denver Pioneers men’s basketball team entered Wednesday night’s tilt with the 2015 Mountain West Tournament Champion Wyoming Cowboys on a five-game winning streak. They’ll be looking to start a new winning streak on Saturday against another Front Range opponent, Air Force. The Pioneers (5-2) hadn’t suffered a loss since their opener against UW-Milwaukee on Nov. 13, stringing...
Via Mile High Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Blast from the Past: UND Beats DU in the 2011 Final Five

It seems like yesterday. On Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Xcel Energy Center, the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux defeated their bitter rivals the Denver Pioneers 3-2 in double overtime. With the win, UND won the WCHA playoff title and the auto bid to the 2011 NCAA tourney.The game was tight. UND was outshot by the Pioneers, but Aaron Dell held down the fort for the Fighting...
Via Goon's World
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Scott looks to his veterans to right the ship at DU

This story originally appeared in Mile High Sports Magazine. Read the full digital edition. Gloves lifted and mouthpiece in, Nate Engesser circles his opponent. Outside the ropes, trainer and retired professional boxer DaVarryl Williamson calls combinations. Jab-jab-cross. Jab-cross-hook. For five rounds, Engesser complies with everything Williamson commands. Engesser has long been...
Via Mile High Sports
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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