Scores

Final

South Alabama 48

(12-9, 4-5 Sun Belt)

Denver 71

(13-7, 6-3 Sun Belt)

    6:00 PM ET, January 23, 2010

    Magness Arena, Denver, Colorado

    1 2 T
    USA 20 2848
    DEN 29 4271

    Top Performers

    South Alabama: M. Brock 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Denver: A. Hooper 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Denver 71, South Alabama 48

    Associated Press

    DENVER -- Andrew hooper made 4 of 6 from 3-point range as Denver defeated South Alabama 71-48 in Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday.

    As a team the Pioneers (13-7, 6-3) made 14 of 28 (50.0 percent) from 3. The Jaguars (12-9, 4-5) made just 1 of 8 (12.5 percent) from 3.

    The Pioneers bench outscored the Jaguars bench 34-2. Hooper had 15 points as a reserve.

    Martino Brock had a game-high 18 points and seven rebounds for the Jaguars. Tim Williams added 14 points and eight rebounds.

    Denver carried a 29-20 lead into the half and extended it to 35-20 with two consecutive made 3's out of halftime.

    Denver made more 3-pointers (14) than 2-point shots (9)and managed to shoot 52.1 percent from the field. The Pioneers turned the ball over only four times in the game. This win snaps a two-game conference losing streak for Denver, who is currently tied for second in the Sun Belt.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USA
    DEN
    Points 48 71
    FG Made-Attempted 15-40 (.375) 25-48 (.521)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-8 (.125) 14-28 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-24 (.708) 7-9 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 23

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Series tied 0-0
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