Denver Fades in Overtime Loss to Utah Valley, 77-68

Denver men’s basketball (3-5, 0-0) traveled to Orem, Utah to face Utah Valley (6-1) in an afternoon tilt. Denver held the lead for 27:32 (vs 10:27) minutes but the Pioneers could not close out the game in regulation. Utah Valley dominated the five-minute overtime period, outscoring Denver 14 to 5, to shut the door,  77-68. Continue reading Denver Fades in Overtime Loss to Utah Valley, 77-68

Denver Volleyball Dumped Out of Summit League Tournament by SDSU, 3-2

#3 Denver volleyball (23-6, 14-4) led the match 1-0 and 2-1 but the #6 SDSU Jackrabbits came back, sweeping the last two sets, to finish off the Pioneers, 3-2 on Thanksgiving night. The match ends the season for DU, who lost three of their last five matches to end the season, an atypical finish for a flagship program that started with early-season wins against USC and Iowa. Continue reading Denver Volleyball Dumped Out of Summit League Tournament by SDSU, 3-2

Denver Storms Back but Falls Short Against Air Force, 66-65

Colorado Springs – Denver men’s basketball (3-4, 0-0) traveled to Colorado Springs to face Air Force (5-1) in a Wednesday matinee game. After falling behind by 23 points, Denver used a torrid second half, outscoring the Falcons 40-19, but Taelyr Gatlin missed a last-second shot as the Pioneers fell 66-65. Continue reading Denver Storms Back but Falls Short Against Air Force, 66-65

Denver Volleyball Gets the Drumstick and Brussel Sprouts on Thanksgiving

While many of us will be enjoying family Thursday, the Summit League is giving DU volleyball (23-5, 14-4) the bird. Denver volleyball travels to Sioux Falls, S.D. as the #3 tournament seed. Omaha earned the regular season #1 seed and a very good South Dakota squad earned the #2 seed. As tradition would have it,  the winner of the preceding regular season title is rewarded with hosting duties for the following season’s Summit League Tournament. Continue reading Denver Volleyball Gets the Drumstick and Brussel Sprouts on Thanksgiving

Denver Soccer Falls in NCAA Tournament 2nd Round, 1-0, to Clemson in OT

Denver men’s soccer (9-4-5, 4-1-1) played with four backline defenders against the #8 Clemson Tigers (14-5, 5-3). The highly athletic and skilled Tigers controlled play on the night with occasional counterattacks by DU into Clemson territory. The Tigers outshot Denver 24-4 and shots-on-goal 9 to 3 but it took Clemson 107:31 minutes to secure the overtime win. Continue reading Denver Soccer Falls in NCAA Tournament 2nd Round, 1-0, to Clemson in OT

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