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Olson hot from deep as Denver whips South Dakota 66-48

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Brett Olson hit seven three-pointers and matched his season high with 27 points to lead Denver to a 66-48 win over South Dakota State on Wednesday. Olson had six 3s and 22 points in the first half when the Pioneers (12-16, 6-9 Summit League), shot 68.2 percent and led 37-30. Denver finished at 64 percent and hit 9 of 18 3-pointers. Tyler Larson had 13 points...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Denver Pioneers beat Colorado College at Magness Arena in Gold Pan game

In a Gold Pan game that was previously dominated by NHL draft picks, the University of Denver's fourth line made the play of the game as the Pioneers beat the Tigers 6-3 to sweep the four-game season series.

Denver beats Western Illinois 59-46

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Cam Griffin and Nate Engesser scored 14 points apiece and Denver beat Western Illinois 59-46 on Saturday night. Marcus Byrd added 10 points for the Pioneers (11-16, 5-9 Summit). Brett Olson scored nine points and had two 3-pointers, lifting him into fourth place all-time at Denver with 256 career 3s. Denver broke a three-game losing streak while the Leathernecks...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gold Pan Trophy goes to Denver Pioneers

The ninth-ranked University of Denver Pioneers came out on top after a wild second period and pulled away to take back the Gold Pan Trophy from Front Range rival Colorado College 6-4 on Friday night at the Broadmoor World Arena.

DU Pioneers' Brett Olson, Cam Griffin hope to shine in final home game

University of Denver basketball seniors Brett Olson and Cam Griffin have special thoughts about Thursday's 7 p.m. game against Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne at Magness Arena.

Denver Pioneers fall to IUPUI at Magness Arena

The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) held off the Denver Pioneers on Saturday 54-53 at Magness Arena.

Denver's Brett Olson's dramatic 1/2 court buzzer beater for the tie

Denver Pioneers' star Brett Olson sends the game against North Dakota State into overtime with a half court heave. North Dakota State beats Denver 73-69 in OTFollow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UND vs. DU weekend, Friday Morning Links

DU head coach Jim Montgomery tweeted this today on Twitter. Our thoughts and prayers go to him and his family. Per the Denver Pioneers: Dave Carle will be serving as Denver's head coach this evening following the loss of James Montgomery, Sr., 80, in Montreal this morning. The man who impacted my life the most has passed away. I will miss our daily phone calls and the wisdom and...
Via Goon's World
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Pioneers best Nebraska Omaha at Magness Arena

The first of four home games brought out the best in the Denver Pioneers (10-13, 4-6 Summit League) Saturday afternoon in Magness Arena and it led to a 88-74 victory over Nebraska Omaha.

Pioneers disarm Privateers in 79-60 home win

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...
Via Mile High Sports
December 01, 2014  |  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...
Via Madtown Badgers
November 24, 2014  |  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
November 21, 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...
Via Mile High Sports
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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
November 12, 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...
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 AP on Fox
February 22, 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

Denver Pioneers’ Chris Udofia Posterized a Defender Something Nasty

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. [YouTube] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 19, 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
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