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NCAA Game Summary - North Dakota State at Denver



(Saturday, February 1st)

Final Score: Denver 67, North Dakota State 63

Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Brett Olson netted 19 points as the Denver Pioneers edged out the North Dakota State Bison, 67-63, in Summit League action at Magness Arena.

Chris Udofia scored 16 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out four assists for Denver (11-11, 4-3 Summit). Bryant Rucker chipped in 12 points, and Marcus Byrd tallied 10. The Pioneers have won four of their last five games.

Lawrence Alexander led all scorers in the game, netting 20 points for North Dakota State (16-6, 5-2). Taylor Braun contributed 17 points and four assists, while Marshall Bjorklund added 10 points. The loss ends a five-game Bison winning streak.

Denver came out firing in the first half, hitting 58.8 percent of its shots from the floor. The Pioneers held a 29-25 edge at the intermission. North Dakota State hit 47.4 percent of its field goal tries in the frame.

The Pioneers cooled off a bit in the second half, connecting on 45 percent of their shots, but hit 16-of-17 from the free-throw line. North Dakota State improved to 50 percent shooting from the field in the period, but couldn't overcome the deficit.

Denver held the advantage in points off turnovers, 21-12, and in bench points, 10-2. The Bison outscored the Pioneers in the paint, 26-20.

02/01 21:09:41 ET

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