Arkansas State vs Denver

Denver 66, Arkansas St. 52

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DENVER (AP) - Chris Udofia matched a career high with 21 points to lead Denver past Arkansas State 66-52 Thursday night.

It was the third time Udofia has reached 21 in his career. Brian Stafford added 15 points for Denver (16-5, 6-2 Sun Belt), which has won five of its last seven games and is off to its best NCAA Division I start.

The Pioneers made 11 of 23 3-point tries, with Udofia and Brett Olson making three apiece. They completed a sweep of the Red Wolves despite the absence of center Rob Lewis, out with a sore left hip.

Malcolm Kirkland had 19 points to lead Arkansas State (9-13, 3-5). Marcus Hooten scored eight points for the Red Wolves, losers of four of their last five.

Arkansas State is 2-8 on the road, where it plays four of its next five games.

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Scoreboard
Arkansas State (9-13)213152
Denver (16-5) «283866

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Arkansas State Indians
M. Kirkland, F296-87-870219
B. Peterson, F222-51-48155
M. Hooten, G303-102-22338
T. Finn, G271-30-02232
E. Townsel, G211-30-04213
D. Griswold243-41-13017
R. Dickerson191-40-02112
K. Ogbonnaya-Branch90-00-01010
A. Sterrenberg90-13-41013
J. Zuppardo60-00-00000
B. Clark41-10-00003
Totals 18-3914-193291852
 46.2%73.7% 
Denver Pioneers
C. Udofia, F278-132-323321
R. O'Neale, F192-62-26447
B. Olson, G403-70-01339
B. Stafford, G384-105-631115
C. Hallam, G313-70-25317
B. Foeman150-00-02030
J. Coughlin131-62-21235
T. Hallam131-20-01112
C. Griffin20-00-00000
A. Pickert20-00-00000
Totals 22-5111-1524171966
 43.1%73.3% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

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
 
Other games
Florida 64 Final
Ole Miss 60
NCST 55 Final
NC 74
BC 49 Final
Virginia 66
Indiana 50 Final
Wisc 57
STMA 71 Final
LMU 64