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Shahid puts North Dakota St. over Denver in Summit tourney

Mar. 7, 2020 11:15 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid scored 22 points, including two free throws in the final seconds that gave his team the win, as No. 1 seed North Dakota State edged past eighth-seeded Denver 71-69 in a Summit League tournament quarterfinal on Saturday night. The score was tied 69-all when Shahid was...

Murkey scores 33 to lead Denver past W. Illinois 69-63

Feb. 29, 2020 5:53 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ade Murkey had 33 points as Denver defeated Western Illinois 69-63 on Saturday. Murkey shot 14 for 15 from the line. He added seven rebounds. Tristan Green had eight rebounds for Denver (7-23, 3-13 Summit League). Taelyr Gatlin added seven rebounds. Ben Pyle had 14 points for the Leathernecks...

Billups sparks Purdue Fort Wayne past Denver 58-51

Feb. 26, 2020 10:28 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Freshman Deonte Billups scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds, sparking Purdue Fort Wayne to a 58-51 victory over Denver on Wednesday night. Billups knocked down 7 of 13 shots from the floor and 6 of 8 from the free-throw line for the Mastodons (13-17, 6-9 Summit...

Denver rallies late to take down Oral Roberts 100-96 in OT

Feb. 20, 2020 11:30 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ade Murkey scored 26 points and Jase Townsend nearly missed a triple-double and Denver beat Oral Roberts 100-96 in overtime Thursday night. Townsend's layup with 45.8 seconds left in overtime gave Denver a 98-96 lead and they never trailed again. Townsend scored 24 with 11 rebounds and nine...

Pile scores 20 to carry Omaha past Denver 85-62

Feb. 16, 2020 8:41 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Matt Pile had 20 points and 11 rebounds as Omaha routed Denver 85-62 on Sunday. KJ Robinson had 17 points and six assists for Omaha (13-14, 6-6 Summit League), which snapped its four-game losing streak. JT Gibson added 11 points. Zach Thornhill had 10 points. Ade Murkey had 28 points and...

Wilson carries S. Dakota St. over Denver 90-78

Feb. 14, 2020 10:43 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Douglas Wilson had 23 points as South Dakota State defeated Denver 90-78 on Friday night. Matt Dentlinger added 22 points for the Jackrabbits. Dentlinger also had 11 rebounds. Noah Freidel had 16 points, eight assists and seven rebounds for South Dakota State (19-8, 10-2 Summit...

Patrick, Billups carry Purdue Fort Wayne past Denver

Feb. 8, 2020 8:25 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Brian Patrick scored 15 points and Deonte Billups recorded a double-double and Purdue Fort Wayne beat Denver 70-63 on Saturday. Dylan Carl made a layup with 11:43 before halftime, Jarred Godfrey followed with a basket for a 14-13 lead and Purdue Fort Wayne (12-14, 5-6 Summit League) led the...

Burns scores 22 to lead Oral Roberts over Denver 86-77

Feb. 1, 2020 10:50 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Deondre Burns had 22 points as Oral Roberts beat Denver 86-77 on Saturday night. R.J. Fuqua had 19 points for Oral Roberts (12-10, 5-4 Summit League). Kevin Obanor added 14 points and eight rebounds. Emmanuel Nzekwesi had 13 points and nine rebounds. Jase Townsend had 30 points for the...