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NCAA Game Summary - Denver at South Dakota



(Saturday, January 11th)

Final Score: South Dakota 59, Denver 54

Vermillion, SD (SportsNetwork.com) - Trevor Gruis registered a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds as the South Dakota Coyotes posted a 59-54 win over the Denver Pioneers in Summit League play at the DakotaDome.

Also scoring in double figures for the Coyotes (6-9, 1-0 Summit) was Brandon Bos with 15 points as the team posted a third straight win.

Brett Olson tallied a game-high 22 points on 4-of-6 shooting behind the 3- point line for the Pioneers (7-9, 0-1), followed by Chris Udofia with 10 points and a team-best six rebounds as the squad bowed for the third time in four outings.

Shooting a sizzling 63.2 percent from the field in the first half, South Dakota should have produced a significant lead at the break, but the team was ahead by a score of just 34-31 after Denver made good on 50 percent from the field.

In the second half the advantage for the Coyotes was stretched to 11 with just under 12 minutes remaining, thanks in large part to a defense that limited the visitors to a woeful 6-of-23 from the floor and 1-of-10 shooting beyond the arc over the final 20 minutes of action.

In a game that featured seven ties and four lead changes, South Dakota survived 15 turnovers by building a 29-21 rebounding advantage.

01/11 19:50:23 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
Final
CWS 4
BOS 6
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
Final
ANA 5
OAK 4
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR