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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 Associated Press
15 hours 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
7 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 Associated Press
9 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
9 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
14 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
15 days ago  |  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

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 Associated Press
December 16, 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

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

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 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

Taking the Next Step: Last year’s run to the quarterfinals has DU hopeful

This story originally appeared in Mile High Sports Magazine. View the full digital edition. One glance at the National Collegiate Hockey Conference stat sheet will tell a glaring story about the 2014-15 Denver Pioneers. They were good. Actually, they were really good. Reaching the NCAA quarterfinals in just his second year with the team was beyond expectations for head coach Jim...
Via Mile High Sports
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Pioneer signs record-tying contract with Mammoth

Jeremy Noble should be no stranger to Colorado lacrosse fans. He made a name for himself  by leading the Denver Pioneers to championship weekend on three occasions. In just half a season in the National Lacrosse League, he made quite the impact with the Colorado Mammoth as well. On Tuesday, the Mammoth announced the team has signed Noble to a five-year deal, matching the longest...
Via Mile High Sports
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Flooding at Denver Pioneers arena warps court

The University of Denver basketball team will have a tough time driving the lane. Flooding wreaked havoc on courts inside Magness Arena. — Nick Kosmider (@NickKosmider) June 26, 2015 The Daniel L. Ritchie Center, Joy Burns Arena, Magness Arena, Hamilton Gymnasium and several other spaces were flooded Wednesday after a severe storm hit the Denver...
Via Sports-Glory
June 26, 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

South Dakota State is hosting the University of Denver tonight, 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 are auctioning off a pig...
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

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

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