Denver vs Wyoming

Wyoming 71, Denver 61

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Luke Martinez scored 25 points and Larry Nance Jr. 21, both career highs, to lead Wyoming over Denver 71-61 on Tuesday night.

Derrious Gilmore added 12 points for the Cowboys, who shot 65 percent from the floor and are off to an 11-0 start for the first time since 1987-88.

Martinez was 9 of 12 from the floor, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, and Nance was 11 of 11 from the free throw line.

Chris Udofia had a season-high 26 points and Royce O'Neale 12 for Denver (3-6).

Wyoming never trailed but couldn't build a comfortable lead. A 13-point advantage shrunk to six in the final minutes, but Leonard Washington's layup and free throw left Wyoming up 69-60 with 1:03 remaining and blunted the Pioneers' last surge.

Gilmore's 3-pointer gave the Cowboys a 46-36 lead with 13:32 remaining, but Denver trimmed the lead to 48-43 after Cam Griffin dunked, then stole the ball and hit a free throw.

Wyoming built its largest margin at 60-47 after two free throws by Gilmore with 4:33 left.

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Denver Pioneers
R. O'Neale, F385-70-031312
C. Udofia, F349-157-742526
C. Hallam, G351-50-02132
B. Olson, G323-60-02338
J. Love, G282-30-21144
C. Griffin142-52-42126
B. Foeman100-00-00100
N. Engesser91-20-00203
Totals 23-439-1315122061
 53.5%69.2% 
Wyoming Cowboys
L. Nance Jr., F385-811-1151021
L. Washington, F353-42-47558
L. Martinez, G359-122-232325
J. Adams, G342-30-01315
D. Gilmore, G313-64-423312
R. Grabau160-00-01130
D. Cooke Jr.70-10-00000
N. Sobey40-00-00100
Totals 22-3419-2121161571
 64.7%90.5% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
No. Dak. St.14-226-7
IPFW12-525-11
S. Dak. St.11-519-13
Denver9-716-15
South Dakota6-912-18
Nebraska Omaha5-917-15
Western Ill.4-1110-20
IUPUI1-146-26

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
San Diego St16-231-5
New Mexico15-327-7
UNLV10-820-13
Nevada10-815-17
Boise St.9-921-13
Wyoming9-918-15
Fresno St.9-921-18
Utah St.7-1118-14
Colorado St.7-1116-16
Air Force6-1212-18
San Jose St.1-177-24
 
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