Denver vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Denver 65, Texas A&,M-CC 58

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Brian Stafford scored 25 points and Denver used a late 15-2 run to pull away from Texas A&M-Corpus Christie 65-58 on Monday.

Stafford, who had 32 points in the Pioneers' season-opening victory over Portland State, was 9 of 15 from the field - including 3 of 8 on 3-point attempts - while making all four of his free-throw attempts.

Chris Udofia added 12 points and six blocks for Denver (2-0).

Myron Dempsey had 17 points for Corpus Christi (0-2). The Islanders also got 12 from Johnathan Jordan, 11 from Terence Jones and 10 from Chris Hawkins-Mast.

Denver was ahead 42-41 with 12:49 left before going on a 15-2 run. Corpus Christi scored the next 10 points - with eight coming from Jordan - to pull within 57-53 with 1:02 remaining, but the Pioneers hit six straight free throws down the stretch to secure the win.

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Scoreboard
Denver (2-0) «333265
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (0-2)312758

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Denver Pioneers
C. Udofia, F374-114-432412
R. Lewis, F241-53-43235
B. Stafford, G339-154-451225
C. Hallam, G302-50-13336
B. Olson, G230-10-01110
T. Hallam213-41-13219
R. O'Neale214-70-04038
B. Foeman90-10-01100
J. Coughlin20-00-00020
Totals 23-4912-1427121965
 46.9%85.7% 
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
M. Dempsey, F368-161-270417
N. Maxey, C272-30-04034
T. Jones, G323-83-413011
H. Ali, G151-60-01222
J. Kocher, G110-00-00110
J. Jordan313-36-842212
C. Hawkins-Mast302-65-871310
J. Smith101-30-12002
J. Pope-Didier80-00-01000
Totals 20-4515-233191558
 44.4%65.2% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-422-12116
No. Dak. St.11-519-11111
Neb.-Omaha9-718-14138
IPFW8-820-13178
Denver8-816-14211
S. Dak. St.8-818-17155
IUPUI7-914-18218
Western Ill.5-118-20325
Oral Roberts4-128-22292

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
 
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