The University of Denver basketball team didn’t play as well this season as coach Joe Scott would have liked, but they still have an outside chance to make the NCAA Tournament.
Lawrence Alexander scored 28 points, including eight in overtime, to lead North Dakota State to a 73-69 win over Denver on Thursday night.
Tyler Larson scored 22 points, including two free throws in the final seconds, as South Dakota came back to beat Denver 74-69 on Sunday.
Brett Olson scored 17 points, Nate Engesser added 13 and had five assists, and Denver held off a late surge by South Dakota State to win 76-69 on Friday.
Daniel Bejarano had 25 points, including a career-high six 3-pointers, and Tiel Daniels added 20, helping Colorado State extend its winning streak to 11 games by beating Denver 85-84 on Friday night.
Cam Griffin and Nate Engesser combined for 29 points to lead Denver to a 64-48 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday.
Brett Olson had 14 points, five rebounds and six assists to lead Denver to an 80-54 win against Coppin State on Sunday.
Cam Griffin scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds on Sunday and Denver used 3-pointers to pull away from Idaho State 54-38.
Chris Udofia scored 21 points, gathered eight rebounds and had seven assists and Denver used a 12-5 run late to top Western Illinois 75-67 on Thursday.
Chris Udofia, with 20 points, 7 assists, five rebounds and three blocked shots, led Denver to an 83-61 win over Saint Francis Tuesday.