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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pioneers to Hold First Official Practice of the 2015-16 Season on Saturday

The University of Denver men’s basketball team will hold its first official practice of the 2015-16 season on Saturday. DU opens the season at the Cable Car Classic in Santa Clara, Calif. on Friday, November 13 against Milwaukee at 5 p.m. MT. Head Coach Joe Scott and his staff will put the players through a full practice getting them ready for the upcoming season that will see...
Via Mile High Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Pioneers finish 5th in Capital One Men's Cup standings

Denver's Wesley Berg (14) celebrates his goal against Maryland during the second half of the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse championship, Monday, May 25, 2015, Philadelphia.

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...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Pioneers lacrosse coach Bill Tierney's successor is at DU

University of Denver men's lacrosse coach Bill Tierney, now with a record seven NCAA championships, might keep coaching until he is 70. Or, the 63-year-old could retire in a year or so.

Seven Denver Pioneers lacrosse players named All-Americans

Seven members of the Denver Pioneers men's lacrosse team earned All-American honors on Thursday.

East Regional Live Blog: Denver vs. Providence College

The 2015 NCAA hockey tournament got underway on this weekend and Sunday night will decide the finals teams that will make a trip to the 2015 Frozen Four in Boston, Massachusetts in April. The No. 2 seeded Denver Pioneers take on the No. 4 Providence College Friars at 5:00 p.m. eastern in the East Regional finals. The Friars look to become the second Hockey East team to earn...
Via Mill City Sports
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Final: Tigers on top when it matters most

Five years ago, the Rochester Institute of Technology stunned the college hockey world by making it to the Frozen Four in Detroit after beating the second-ranked Denver Pioneers and the New Hampshire Wildcats. Getting there had a prerequisite of winning the conference playoff title, a feat the program had yet to repeat since. That is, […] The post Atlantic Hockey Final: Tigers...
Via Along the Boards
March 21, 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...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver runs past Omaha in 88-74 win

DENVER – Brett Olson (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) scored 19 points, dished out five assists and grabbed four rebounds as the University of Denver men’s basketball team was victorious 88-74 over the Omaha Mavericks Saturday afternoon at Magness Arena. The Pioneers (10-13, 4-6 Summit League) snapped their three-game losing streak while handing the Mavericks (8-14, 2-9 Summit League...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Disappointment in Denver as Badgers swept away by Pioneers

The Badgers gave a valiant effort last night against the No. 10-ranked Denver Pioneers, but ultimately their best was not good enough as the Badgers fell 3-4 dropping to 0-8 on the year. Scoring opened up with Denver’s Daniel Doremus who lucked upon a sloppy goal nine minutes into the first period. Denver came out playing like a top ten team outshooting the Badgers 7-5 after the...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pioneers down Idaho State 54-38 in home opener

DENVER – The University of Denver men’s basketball team opened the 2014-15 season with a 54-38 victory Sunday afternoon at Magness Arena over the Idaho State Bengals. The Pioneers were led by senior guard Cam Griffin (San Antonio, Texas) who scored 13 points and added nine rebounds. Junior Bryant Rucker (Frisco, Texas) added 11 points and a career high four assists. BOXSCORE...
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November 17, 2014  |  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...
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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 ...
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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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UND vs. DU; A Trip Down Memory Lane

Here's another video for you. Former Fighting Sioux forward Mike Prpich "cup-checks" Geoff Paukovitch of the Denver Pioneers. Former DU head coach George Gwozdecky then climbs onto the boards to give WCHA official Todd Anderson a piece of his mind. Good stuff...
Via Goon's World
January 24, 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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
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...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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