Scores

Final

Denver 63

(18-8, 13-2 WAC)

Northern Iowa 57

(17-12, 10-6 MVC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:00 PM ET, February 23, 2013

    McLeod Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa

    1 2 T
    DEN 32 3163
    UNI 25 3257

    Top Performers

    Denver: B. Olson 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

    Northern Iowa: S. Tuttle 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Denver 63, N. Iowa 57

    Associated Press

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Brett Olson scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and Denver won its seventh straight game in a 63-57 victory over Northern Iowa during BracketBusters on Saturday night.

    Chris Udofia had 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting, pulled six rebounds and dished out five assists for Denver (18-8), which shot an even 50 percent from the field and was 13 of 14 from the free-throw line. Chase Hallam and Jalen Love scored 11 points apiece.

    Northern Iowa cut the Pioneers' lead to one after Deon Mitchell made a lay-up to make it 53-52 with 2:19 to play but Denver responded with a 10-5 run sparked by Olson's four free throws and a lay-up of his own to help the Pioneers seal the deal.

    Seth Tuttle scored 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting, pulled five rebounds and had three assists to lead Northern Iowa (17-12), which scored 26 points in the paint.

    The Panthers had won six straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DEN
    UNI
    Points 63 57
    FG Made-Attempted 21-42 (.500) 20-47 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-14 (.929) 11-13 (.846)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 0

    2012-13 Season

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