The Pioneers lost to 7-seeded North Dakota State on Saturday night, but DU is looking towards the future.
NDSU knocked DU out of the NCAA Division II Tournament on two different occasions. This Saturday, the Pioneers looks to play spoiler to the Bison’s plans of reaching the tourney.
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.
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.
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.
Marcus Byrd scored 20 points and Cam Griffin hit two game-winning free throws Tuesday night and Denver came from behind to beat Southern U 75-74 in overtime.
The Stanford Cardinal trailed at the half and found themselves clinging to a two-point edge midway through the second half.