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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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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
4th
MIA 97
CHA 94
 
Final
ATL 3
MIA 1
Final
CHC 5
ARI 7
Final
COL 10
SFG 12
Final
OAK 0
TEX 3
Final
SEA 5
HOU 3
8th
PIT 2
CIN 4
 
8th
CLE 4
KAN 3
 
8th
WAS 1
ANA 3
 
7th
TOR 7
BAL 10
 
8th
DET 4
CWS 6
 
6th
TAM 3
MIN 4
 
6th
BOS 4
NYY 1
 
8th
NYM 3
STL 1
 
6th
MIL 5
SDP 1
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
4th
MIA 97
CHA 94
 
3rd
SAN 53
DAL 61
 
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
POR
3rd
CLB 2
PIT 3
 
2nd
DAL 2
ANA 2
 
9:30pm Tonight
CHI
STL
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1