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Denver rolls over Coppin State, 80-54

DENVER (AP) Brett Olson had 14 points, five rebounds and six assists to lead Denver to an 80-54 win against Coppin State on Sunday. The Pioneers (2-1) shot the ball well all afternoon, connecting on 57 percent from the field, 45 percent from the 3-point line, and 75 percent from the free-throw line. Cam Griffin added 13 points and 10 rebounds for Denver, while Daniel Amigo scored...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pioneers fall to St. Mary’s on the road, 78-62

MORAGA, Calif. – The University of Denver men’s basketball team dropped its first road game of the year 78-62 Thursday evening in Moraga, Calif against the St. Mary’s Gaels. BOXSCORE: St. Mary’s 78, Denver 62 The Pioneers were led by senior guard Cam Griffin (San Antonio, Texas) who scored a career-high 19 points breaking his previous high of 15 points, which he had previously...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Waldow leads Saint Mary's past Denver 78-62

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) Brad Waldow made 12 of 14 shots to score 26 points and Saint Mary's shot 64.6 percent from the field to defeat Denver 78-62 on Thursday night. Kerry Carter added 16 points on 5 of 7 shooting plus 5 of 6 free throws for the Gaels (3-0). Aaron Bright had 13 points and freshman Emmett Naar contributed 10 assists. Cam Griffin had 19 points for Denver (1-1). Saint...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  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...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Griffin needed to have greater leadership role for Denver Pioneers

Following Cam Griffin's career at the University of Denver, it is hard to believe he's not at least 6-foot-6.

DU coach Jim Montgomery to emphasize Gold Pan importance as Pioneers prepare for rival Colorado College

The Denver Pioneers host the Colorado College Tigers on Friday at Magness Arena to begin the 2014-15 four-game Gold Pan series.

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...
Via Mile High Sports
11 days ago  |  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 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...
Via AP on Fox
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

Denver’s Nick Shore drops UNH’s Kevin Goumas with hit to head in NCAA Hockey Tournament

During a first round game of the NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament Denver Pioneers forward Nick Shore delivered a cheap shot right to the bottom of New Hampshire Wildcats forward Kevin Goumas’ jaw.  Goumas was reaching out for a puck that was sailing through the air at shoulder level, when Shore skated right for him and delivered a blow to his head.  Goumas went down right away...
Via Diehardsport
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Hallam overcomes injury for Denver

The player nicknamed The Machine for his relentless energy on the court was nearly shut down, his basketball career finished. Denver guard Chase Hallam fractured a vertebra and herniated a disk in his back simply by rolling over in his sleep late last season. Doctors feared he might never play again. Through rehab and rest, though, the lone senior for Denver returned at the start...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Hallam leads DU after bad back nearly ends career

Denver guard Chase Hallam is relishing his return to the court this season after a back injury nearly ended his career. Hallam fractured a vertebra and herniated a disk late last year by simply rolling over in his sleep. Doctors feared his career just might be finished. Through rehab and rest, the lone senior returned in time to start the season and is leading the squad with his...
Via Fox Sports
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss
SPRAWLING

Denver goalie makes improbable stick save

Denver Pioneers goaltender Juho Olkinuora might have made the save of the year on Friday night against North Dakota.  If anything, it’s the best save from the College hockey season and the only save close to it right now was made exactly one week ago by St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen.  After making a save on the initial shot, Olkinuora had to dive across the crease to knock...
Via Diehardsport
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

UND vs. Denver; College Hockey’s Hatfield-McCoy feud

Fighting Sioux (University of North Dakota) vs. Denver Pioneers (University of Denver, #14 Tom May), WCHA Final FIVE 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This season, since the NHL lockout has been over, NBC Sports Network has been doing a weekly rivalry game on Wednesdays nights between the various NHL teams. This Friday night, there will be another rivalry game on NBC Sports...
Via Goon's World
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

UND and DU skate to a 2-2 tie.

Grand Forks, ND – It's not mystery that the Denver Pioneers and the University of North Dakota don't like each other very much. I would compare the historic rivalry to the Hatfield’s and McCoy’s feud. There are hours and hours of video on YouTube that back this up. Tonight's game, didn't quite go to script as both teams for the most part played...
Via Goon's World
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Quentin Shore leaving DU for Portland of the WHL?

According to @thnryankennedy, Quentin Shore might be leaving the Denver Pioneers for the Portland Winterhawks. — Cody Nickolet (@WHLFromAbove) December 5, 2012 My twitter feed has an interesting tweet pop up in the last few minutes. Apparently, there is a rumor out there that Denver Pioneers forward/defenseman Quentin Shore might be leaving the Pioneers mid-season to play...
Via Goon's World
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey falls to Denver in overtime

The Badgers WCHA tournament hopes were crushed Sunday after a 3-2 overtime loss to the Denver Pioneers. Mark Zengerle got the Badgers on the board first with a shorthanded goal in the second period, but Denver tied the game shortly after with a goal from Ty Loney. Wisconsin went into the second intermission with a 2-1 lead after a late goal by Tyler Barnes, but Denver was able...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Kyle Rau hit on Jason Zucker...

Minnesota's Kyle Rau was given a five minute major and a game misconduct for his hit on Denver Pioneers forward  Jason Zucker, it's a high hit and the kind we are trying to elliminate from all levels of hockey. Is this hit worthy of a suspension? I don't think so. The video replay isn't that good, so it's hard to tell if Rau hit Zucker with an elbow... Related...
Via Goon's World
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

DU get some some good news... Brittain & Ryder back

Image via WikipediaIt appears that the Denver Pioneers have gotten some good news as two of their key players have returned from injury. It will be interesting to see how well Sam Brittain plays. Mike Chambers, Denver Post --- Two of the University of Denver's most important defenders are close to returning to a depleted lineup. Pioneers coach George Gwozdecky said sophomore...
Via Goon's World
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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