DENVER (AP) Daniel Amigo had 14 points and eight rebounds to help Denver beat Oral Roberts 77-73 in the Summit League opener for both teams on Wednesday night.

Jake Pemberton added nine points, eight boards and seven assists, and the Pioneers (9-5) never trailed on their way to a sixth straight win.

Denver had its largest lead at 40-26 shortly before the end of the first half. But Oral Roberts (4-11) had a 10-2 run early in the second to get within 51-49.

The Pioneers answered with an 11-2 run, building the margin enough to hold off another challenge from the Golden Eagles, who cut the deficit to 69-66 in the final two minutes.

Joe Rosga had 11 points and six assists and Thomas Neff had 10 points with a pair of 3s for Denver.

Kris Martin led Oral Roberts with 23 points. Jalen Bradley and Albert Owens added 11 points each.

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