FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Bryson Scott scored 25 points and John Konchar added 18 and Fort Wayne defeated Denver 91-63 on Saturday.

Scott and Konchar combined to shoot 18 of 27 from the field and Fort Wayne (16-10, 5-4 Summit League) finished 34 of 65 (52.3 percent) from the field.

The Mastadons built an early lead with a 9-0 run when Denver went scoreless for almost six minutes and led 20-7. The Pioneers responded with their own 14-7 run with Jake Pemberton making a pair of jump shots and a layup to close within six with 5:49 before halftime. Xzavier Taylor made a layup and Scott a 3-pointer and Fort Wayne closed the half with a 15-8 spurt and Denver trailed by double figures the rest of the way.

Scott started the second half with a 3 for a 45-29 lead and Denver (10-13, 4-5) never got closer than 15 the rest of the way. Kason Harrell made four 3s and scored 14 points.

Pemberton scored 12 and Ade Murkey and Joe Rosga each scored 10.

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