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, […]
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It didn't take long for the Denver Pioneers to bounce back.The disappointment of Friday's National Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament semifinal loss still fresh, the
The ultimate goal is still there. In a week the Denver Pioneers will be one of 16 teams vying for a national title.
Denver Pioneers winger Ty Loney never has raised the Stanley Cup.You might say, though, that he was raised in it.
The University of Colorado ski team put individual accomplishments aside Saturday, skiing with a strategy with limited risks to get all of its racers through the slalom, and the end result delivered the title to the Buffaloes.
DU got more from Moore and help from Heinen in Saturday's Game 2, with both young stars scoring to lead the Pioneers to a 4-0 victory and a sweep of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference playoff series at Magness Arena.
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 […]
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DENVER – The University of Denver men’s basketball team beat the New Orleans Privateers 79-60 Sunday afternoon at Magness Arena. Five Pioneers scored in double figures to lead the team to their third-straight home win of the 2014-15 season.
BOXSCORE: Denver 79, New Orleans 60
The Pioneers were led by senior Brett Olson (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) who scored 15 points, dished out...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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February 22, 2014
Bryant Rucker and Brett Olson both scored 18 points as Denver trumped Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne 73-62 on Saturday.
Denver (13-12, 6-4 Summit) used an 11-4 run late in the first half, including a pair of treys by Rucker, to lead 35-25 at half. Fort Wayne shot 50 percent in the half, but eight turnovers limited its total number of shots and the team went 1 of 6 on 3-pointers. IPFW...
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February 15, 2014
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...
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January 25, 2014
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...
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...
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January 23, 2014
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,...
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December 31, 2013
Denver Pioneers forward Chris Udofia launched a fairly ferocious poster dunk on Belmont Bruins’ Caleb Chowbay and it will land on every highlight reel for sometime. Check out the dunk above and try not to make an ‘oooooohhhhh’ sound after.
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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: