Scores

Final

Denver 67

(10-10, 3-2 Summit)

W Illinois 55

(8-12, 2-3 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, January 25, 2014

    Western Hall, Macomb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    DEN 28 3967
    WIU 16 3955

    Top Performers

    Denver: C. Udofia 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Western Illinois: M. Ochereobia 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Denver defeats Western Illinois 67-55

    Associated Press

    MACOMB, Ill. -- Chris Udofia scored 17 points to lead Denver to a 67-55 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday night.

    Udofia shot 5 of 6 from the floor and finished with five assists. Denver's Cam Griffin, who entered the game with the best field goal percentage in The Summit League at 83.3 percent, shot just 1 of 5 from the field and had four points.

    The Pioneers (10-10, 3-2 Summit) went on a 7-0 run before the break that put them ahead 28-16, which proved critical in the outcome. Both teams scored 39 points in the second half.

    Western Illinois held a 31-18 advantage on the glass, but 19 turnovers led to 15 points for Denver. Garret Covington led the Leathernecks (8-12, 2-3) with 12 points.

    The Pioneers turned the ball over nine times, the 12th time this season that Denver has had 10 turnovers or fewer.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DEN
    WIU
    Points 67 55
    FG Made-Attempted 20-41 (.488) 15-36 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-26 (.808) 20-30 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 25, 2014 DEN 67, @WIU 55Recap
    Feb 20, 2014 @DEN 75, WIU 67Recap