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NCAA Game Summary - Western Illinois at Denver



(Thursday, February 20th)

Final Score: Denver 75, Western Illinois 67

Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Udofia tallied 21 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lift the Denver Pioneers to a 75-67 decision over the Western Illinois Leathernecks in a Summit League battle at Magness Arena.

Bryant Rucker added 17 points for the Pioneers (14-12, 7-4 Summit), who also received 15 points on 4-of-5 shooting from the floor courtesy of Cam Griffin. Nate Engesser provided a spark off the bench with 11 points in 16 minutes.

For WIU (9-17, 3-8), Garret Covington scored 18 points, while Michael Ochereobia posted 14 points and eight rebounds. Jabari Sandifer netted 13 points and Adam Link had 12 points.

Denver shot 66.7 percent from the field including a 5-of-9 clip from 3-point range in the opening period. The Leathernecks went into the intermission trailing, 36-33, after they connected on 52.4 percent of their field goal tries and converted 9-of-11 shots at the free-throw line in the first half.

The Pioneers continued to operate with efficiency after the break as they hit on 65 percent of their shots from the floor. WIU could not keep up despite knocking down 56 percent of its field goal tries including 5-of-12 from beyond the arc over the final 20 minutes of the contest.

Despite the loss, WIU enjoyed a 22-20 edge in the rebounding battle and outscored the Pioneers, 32-26, in the paint.

02/20 23:53:45 ET

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