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Golden Eagles Claw Past Pioneers, 91-82

Denver (1-10, 0-4) faced  Oral Roberts University (8-6, 5-1) Saturday afternoon in a rematch. Once again, Denver was ice cold from the field and turned the ball over 16 times in the nine-point loss to ORU. Despite the final result, Denver continues to show resilience, continually battling back from deficits to make games close in the final minutes but unable to finish games with a ‘W’.

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Oral Roberts Pulls Away Late, 88-84

Oral Roberts University (7-6, 4-1) played Denver (1-9, 0-3) Friday afternoon. The DU  game plan was to contain Oral Roberts’ big three – Kevin Obanor (20.5 ppg.), Max Abmas (21.0 ppg.) and RJ Glaspar (10.3 ppg) who have collectively accounted for 59 percent of the Golden Eagles scoring this season, including 87 percent of all Golden Eagles points over the last five games. The Pioneers held Obanor at bay (11 points) but 34 points from Abmas and 14 by Glaspar were enough to earn a tight victory for the visitors, 88-84. Continue reading Oral Roberts Pulls Away Late, 88-84

DU Skiing to Host DU Invitational in Aspen

Denver skiing is set to begin the 2021 season this weekend when they host the Denver Invitational in Aspen. Men’s and women’s giant slalom and slalom will be contested this weekend. The following weekend, the men and women will compete in freestyle and classic at Minturn. Due to COVID-19 protocols, alpine and Nordic skiers will not compete in similar locations until the NCAA Ski Championships in New Hampshire.

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

This year we are especially grateful for DU Athletics providing many of us a welcome distraction from Covid-19. Special thanks to the DU Administration for supporting DU athletics during this time. And, let’s not forget that many of our incredible coaches and athletes who have an abbreviated holiday away from family and friends as they hit the courts, ice, ski slopes and fields to entertain us.

Thanks for reading and supporting LetsGoDU. And, Go Pioneers!