Texas Southern vs Denver

Denver 62, Texas Southern 46

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DENVER (AP) - Brian Stafford scored 22 points and Denver defeated Texas Southern 62-46 on Saturday.

Rob Lewis added 13 points and Chris Udofia 10 for the Pioneers (6-1). Udofia also had five blocked shots and five assists.

Omar Strong had nine points to lead Texas Southern (1-6). The Tigers only managed 16 points in the first half, shooting just 30 percent. They only trailed by 10, and fared better from the outside in the second half - shooting 57 percent - but Denver shot 61 percent after halftime and opened up a 24-point lead midway through.

The Pioneers, who entered Saturday leading the nation in free-throw accuracy at 83 percent, went 4 for 5 against Texas Southern.

It was the first meeting between the teams.

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Scoreboard
Texas Southern (1-6)163046
Denver (6-1) «263662

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Texas Southern Tigers
T. Price, F263-61-33027
D. Scott, F263-41-12107
D. Joyner, F202-30-04114
L. Johnson-Danner, G303-110-02118
D. Ellington, G210-00-01310
F. Sturdivant253-40-02026
M. Gibbs201-31-22113
O. Strong174-110-02219
D. King91-30-02002
P. Onwenu40-10-00000
J. Peters20-00-01000
Totals 20-463-6279946
 43.5%50% 
Denver Pioneers
C. Udofia, F314-102-225010
R. Lewis, F236-80-053413
B. Stafford, G298-121-114122
B. Olson, G282-30-01306
C. Hallam, G250-40-01230
R. O'Neale243-61-26129
B. Foeman111-20-02002
T. Hallam110-00-02210
J. Coughlin90-10-02110
C. Griffin70-10-01110
A. Pickert20-00-00000
Totals 24-474-524221362
 51.1%80% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jackson St.0-01-2241
Alabama A&M0-00-3291
Grambling0-00-3241
Prairie View0-00-3116
Alabama St.0-00-4278
Ark.-PB0-00-4262
Miss. Val.0-00-4192
Texas So.0-00-4128
Alcorn St.0-00-5212
Southern U.0-00-5220

Summit League
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Western Ill.0-03-0116
IPFW0-03-1204
S. Dak. St.0-03-192
South Dakota0-03-17
Denver0-01-2273
No. Dak. St.0-01-2126
Oral Roberts0-01-2258
Neb.-Omaha0-00-4292
 
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Illinois 82
MU 61 Final
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PITT 61 Final
Tenn 56
S Florida 42 Final
Kansas 70
PORT 53 Final
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Memphis 91
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