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Nzekwesi scores 20 to carry Denver over W. Illinois 74-46

DENVER (AP) David Nzekwesi had 20 points as Denver snapped its seven-game losing streak, easily defeating Western Illinois 74-46 on Thursday night.

Joe Rosga had 19 points and six rebounds for Denver (8-21, 3-12 Summit League). Ade Murkey added 10 points.

Zion Young scored a season-high 21 points for the Leathernecks (9-19, 4-11). Kobe Webster added seven rebounds.

C.J. Duff, the Leathernecks' second leading scorer heading into the contest at 12 points per game, shot only 14 percent for the game (1 of 7).

The Pioneers leveled the season series against the Leathernecks with the win. Western Illinois defeated Denver 78-60 on Dec. 30. Denver finishes out the regular season against Nebraska Omaha at home on Saturday. Western Illinois finishes out the regular season against South Dakota State on the road on Saturday.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo W. Illinois 9-19 202646
home team logo Denver 8-21 344074
Team Stats
away team logo W. Illinois 9-19 70.9 PPG 38.5 RPG 10.3 APG
home team logo Denver 8-21 69.5 PPG 36.5 RPG 11.8 APG
Key Players
10
K. Webster 17.0 PPG 4.4 RPG 3.1 APG 42.9 FG%
25
R. Harrell Jr. 12.9 PPG 5.5 RPG 2.0 APG 40.9 FG%
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PTS REB AST
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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