Scores

Final

Lamar 55

(3-5, 0-5 away)

Denver 62

(5-1, 4-1 home)

    9:00 PM ET, December 2, 2009

    Magness Arena, Denver, Colorado

    1 2 T
    LAM 29 2655
    DEN 26 3662

    Top Performers

    Lamar: A. Miles 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Denver: N. Rohnert 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl

    Denver 62, Lamar 55

    Associated Press

    DENVER -- Denver got 20 points from Nate Rohnert and overcame an eight-point, second-half deficit Wednesday to defeat Lamar 62-55.

    Rohnert also had five rebounds, five assists and four steals for the Pioneers (5-1).

    Denver trailed 38-30 with 12:30 remaining in the game before going on a 16-7 run to take a 46-45 lead on a layup by Rohnert at the 7:11 mark. The Pioneers still led 56-52 with 1:18 left, then hit 6 of 8 free throws down the stretch to seal it.

    Lamar (3-5) got 41 of its 55 points from three players: Anthony Miles had 20 points, Reggie Mathis 11 and Lawrence Nwevo 10.

    Denver shot 50 percent from the field (21 for 42) despite making only 1 of 11 3-point attempts. The Pioneers also had 10 steals and forced 17 turnovers by the Cardinals.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAM
    DEN
    Points 55 62
    FG Made-Attempted 17-37 (.459) 21-42 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-9 (.333) 1-11 (.091)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-26 (.692) 19-28 (.679)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 7

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