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Denver Pioneers looking ‘gold’ for conference playoffs

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit As the National Collegiate Hockey Conference is set to get underway this weekend, the Denver Pioneers are excited about where they’ve come...
Via Mile High Sports
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver Pioneers heating up as they head outdoors to face Colorado College

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit While the attention of the casual hockey fan in Denver might be on the upcoming “Battle on Blake” – the outdoor game that will pit...
Via Mile High Sports
February 16, 2016  |  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
January 24, 2016  |  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
January 23, 2016  |  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
January 17, 2016  |  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
January 12, 2016  |  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

A look back: DU relies on strong goaltending vs Minnesota Duluth

This past weekend, the University of Denver Pioneers hockey team took on another conference rival as they took a trip up north to Minnesota Duluth. The Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs came into the weekend ranked No. 13 in the USCHO.com Poll with a 3-4-2 overall record on the season and a 0-2-0 record in NCHC conference play.  Denver, on the other hand is in great shape early in conference...
Via BSN Denver
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Pioneers score momentum goals in Gold Pan sweep

The Denver Pioneers hockey team got back on track this weekend by sweeping the Colorado College Tigers. DU retains the Gold Pan Trophy for the second straight year, and improves to 5-3 while CC is still in search of their first win at 0-10. The win helped the Pioneers improve their standing in the polls after consecutive road losses last weekend. My @USCHO & @AHCAHockey Top...
Via Mile High Sports
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver beats Maryland to win NCAA lacrosse tournament

The 2015 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament is in the books and the Denver Pioneers are your national champions. Denver defeated the maryland Terrapins, 10-6, in the men’s final in Philadelphia on Monday afternoon. Denver got off to a hot start and never looked back. As the game neared it’s end, the Pioneers continued to pull away. When the final whistle sounded, Denver got to celebrate...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

NCHC Weekend Preview: New heights for Denver offense

The rest of the Denver Pioneers offense is finally catching up with freshman sensation Danton Heinen, who leads the NCHC with 35 points. Denver now boasts the three highest scoring players in the conference. Sophomore forward Trevor Moore and senior defenseman Joey LaLeggia combined for six points last weekend to move into a five-way tie for second […] The post NCHC Weekend Preview...
Via Along the Boards
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Pig auctioned off at halftime of college basketball game

By Matt Hladik South Dakota State defeated the University of Denver Saturday night 69-39 in a pretty innocuous match-up in the world of Division I men’s college basketball. In fact, the most noteworthy part of this game occurred at halftime, when a pig was auctioned off on the court. Yes, a live pig. Here is the photo to prove it. Halftime entertainment here in Brookings they...
Via College Spun
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Pioneers deck out Denver in gear and apparel

Sometimes the best clothes and gear you can get come in the form of a hand-me-down, especially when those hand-me-downs have been used by University of Denver ice hockey players. Hey @rboulding, @DU_Pioneers equipment sale today & tomorrow 9-5 in Hamilton! — Nick Meldrum (@DUEquipmentGuy) June 4, 2014 Today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the University of Denver will be holding their...
Via Mile High Sports
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update – Summit

Denver Pioneers Cameron Delaney | 6′-3″ | PG | Harker Heights (TX)| Jake Pemberton | 6′-4″ | SG | Mountain Vista (CO)| Backcourt help is on the way to the Mile High City, as both Cameron Delaney and Jake Pemberton bring versatility and good size for their positions to the guard slots. Delaney is part of a pipeline to Texas that ...
Via Hoopniks
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver clobbers Nebraska-Omaha 72-60

Chris Udofia scored 12 points with 11 rebounds and Cam Griffin added 14 points as Denver clobbered Nebraska-Omaha 72-60 on Saturday night. Marcus Byrd came off the bench to score 12 points for the Pioneers (15-12, 8-4 Summit). Nate Engesser added 11 and Bryant Rucker nine. The Pioneers went 14 of 16 (87.5 percent) from the line during the contest and sank 44 percent from the field...
Via Associated Press
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver defeats Western Illinois 67-55

Chris Udofia scored 17 points to lead Denver to a 67-55 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday night. Udofia shot 5 of 6 from the floor and finished with five assists. Denver's Cam Griffin, who entered the game with the best field goal percentage in The Summit League at 83.3 percent, shot just 1 of 5 from the field and had four points. The Pioneers (10-10, 3-2 Summit) went on...
Via Associated Press
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rucker leads Denver past Nebraska-Omaha 74-60

Bryant Rucker set career-highs with 19 points, five rebounds and four 3-pointers made as Denver beat Nebraska-Omaha 74-60 Thursday night. Rucker hit 7 of 9 from the field, Marcus Byrd scored 16 and Brett Olson added 15 points and five assists. Cam Griffin finished with 13 points for Denver (9-10, 2-2 Summit League), which shot season-highs from the floor (62.5 percent) and from...
Via Associated Press
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Udofia leads Denver to 83-61 win over St. Francis

Chris Udofia, with 20 points, 7 assists, five rebounds and three blocked shots, led Denver to an 83-61 win over Saint Francis Tuesday. Trailing 7-5, Denver used a 24-6 run which was capped by Jalen Love's tip-in off of a missed Marcus Byrd 3-pointer with 4:14 remaining in the first half to take control of the game. The Pioneers (7-7), who took a 36-16 advantage into the break,...
Via Associated Press
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: University Of Denver’s Chris Udofia Dunked About As Hard As Possible vs. Belmont

What’s the first thing every basketball coach teaches you about defending an in-bound plays? Don’t let anyone get by you in the paint. Obviously Belmont’s players didn’t get the memo, but they certainly heard the message delivered by Denver’s Chris Udofia. The 6-foot-6 senior dunked all over his opponent in an explosive fashion. Check out the young man’s dunk:  I love...
Via College Spun
December 18, 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 Associated Press
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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