Texas Southern vs Denver

Denver 62, Texas Southern 46

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DENVER (AP) - Brian Stafford scored 22 points and Denver defeated Texas Southern 62-46 on Saturday.

Rob Lewis added 13 points and Chris Udofia 10 for the Pioneers (6-1). Udofia also had five blocked shots and five assists.

Omar Strong had nine points to lead Texas Southern (1-6). The Tigers only managed 16 points in the first half, shooting just 30 percent. They only trailed by 10, and fared better from the outside in the second half - shooting 57 percent - but Denver shot 61 percent after halftime and opened up a 24-point lead midway through.

The Pioneers, who entered Saturday leading the nation in free-throw accuracy at 83 percent, went 4 for 5 against Texas Southern.

It was the first meeting between the teams.

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D. Scott, F263-41-12107
D. Joyner, F202-30-04114
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D. Ellington, G210-00-01310
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M. Gibbs201-31-22113
O. Strong174-110-02219
D. King91-30-02002
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T. Hallam110-00-02210
J. Coughlin90-10-02110
C. Griffin70-10-01110
A. Pickert20-00-00000
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