Western Kentucky vs Denver

Denver 78, W. Kentucky 65

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DENVER (AP) - Chris Udofia had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Denver held Western Kentucky to 16 first-half points en route to a 78-65 victory Sunday.

Royce O'Neale added a career-high 16 points for the Pioneers (14-4, 4-1 Sun Belt), who shot 60 percent from the field and committed just 10 turnovers. Brian Stafford had 15 points and Chase Hallam 11.

T.J. Price had 12 points, Kahlil McDonald 11 and Nigel Snipes 10 for Western Kentucky (5-14, 1-5).

Denver scored the first nine points of the game en route to a 43-16 halftime lead. The Pioneers shot 65 percent in the opening period while holding the Hilltoppers to 25-percent shooting.

Western Kentucky shot 45 percent in the second half and got as close as 13 points late in the game. The 16 first-half points were a season low for the Hilltoppers, and the 49 in the second half were two shy of a season best.

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Scoreboard
Western Kentucky (5-14)164965
Denver (14-4) «433578

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
V. Zollo, F132-20-01005
G. Fant, F111-31-21053
D. Gordon, G281-74-42156
K. McDonald, G263-62-303211
J. Crook, G221-30-00312
T. Price325-90-063212
N. Snipes254-82-250010
K. Kaspar171-53-30205
O. Akamune153-30-18026
T. Akol91-33-41015
K. Anyigbo20-00-01000
Totals 22-4915-1926121865
 44.9%78.9% 
Denver Pioneers
C. Udofia, F338-124-7112320
R. Lewis, F102-40-01024
B. Stafford, G355-92-222215
C. Hallam, G324-80-015111
B. Olson, G272-40-01515
R. O'Neale264-66-742216
T. Hallam191-10-00223
J. Coughlin62-30-00014
B. Foeman60-00-02010
C. Griffin50-00-00120
A. Pickert10-00-00100
Totals 28-4712-1626201778
 59.6%75% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

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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