DENVER (AP) Cameron Gooden had 23 points as Dixie State narrowly defeated Denver 73-70 on Saturday.

Hunter Schofield had 14 points for Dixie State (3-0). Frank Staine added 10 points, including two free throws with 12 seconds left.

Jase Townsend had 21 points and nine rebounds for the Pioneers (1-3). Robert Jones added 13 points and Sam Hines Jr. had 11 points and seven rebounds.

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