Scores

Final

W Kentucky 67

(9-5, 2-1 Sun Belt)

Denver 72

(12-5, 5-1 Sun Belt)

    3:00 PM ET, January 10, 2010

    Magness Arena, Denver, Colorado

    1 2 T
    WKU 22 4567
    DEN 29 4372

    Top Performers

    Western Kentucky: A. Slaughter 28 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    Denver: N. Rohnert 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Denver 72, W. Kentucky 67

    Associated Press

    DENVER -- Nate Rohnert scored 23 points and Rob Lewis added 15 as Denver beat Western Kentucky 72-67 on Sunday to extend its home winning streak to 11 games.

    A.J. Slaughter scored 28 and Jeremy Evans had 15 points for Western Kentucky.

    Rohnert scored 16 of the first 24 points for the Pioneers (12-5, 5-1 Sun Belt), who never trailed.

    Denver led 29-22 at halftime and increased the lead to 48-35 on Andrew Hooper's 3-pointer with 12:10 left.

    The Hilltoppers (9-5, 2-1) trailed 64-54 when they made a run to cut it to 66-65 with 2:11 remaining, the closest Western Kentucky had come since trailing 21-20 late in the first half.

    Travis Hallam's three-point play with 43.5 seconds left made it 69-65 Denver, and after a Hilltopper basket, Chase Hallam's two free throws made it 71-67 and Brian Stafford stole the ball with 7.9 seconds left to seal the win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WKU
    DEN
    Points 67 72
    FG Made-Attempted 24-42 (.571) 30-45 (.667)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-15 (.933) 7-9 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 13

    2009-10 Season

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