JT Gibson scored 22 points, making five 3-pointers, and Omaha held off Denver 86-76 on Saturday to close the regular season with a top-two seed into the upcoming Summit League Tournament.
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David Nzekwesi had 20 points as Denver snapped its seven-game losing streak, easily defeating Western Illinois 74-46 on Thursday night.
Kienan Walter had 19 points as North Dakota topped Denver 81-63 on Saturday. Billy Brown added 18 points for the Fighting Hawks, while Marlon Stewart chipped in 17.
Stanley Umude had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lift South Dakota to a 72-45 win over Denver on Wednesday night.
John Konchar had 29 points and a career-high 14 assists as Purdue Fort Wayne defeated Denver 94-81 on Thursday night. Matt Holba added 22 points for the Mastodons.
Vinnie Shahid had 27 points as North Dakota State got past Denver 81-71 on Saturday.
Kevin Obanor had 28 points to go with 12 rebounds as Oral Roberts held off Denver for a 78-65 victory on Thursday night to halt a four-game losing skid.
Mike Daum scored 28 points to move past Larry Bird in the Division I record books and grabbed 12 rebounds to break South Dakota State's career program record, helping the Jackrabbits beat Denver 92-82 on Sunday.
Matt Holba scored a career-high 23 points on 6-of-7 shooting from 3-point range and 5-of-5 shooting from the foul line to lead Fort Wayne to a 91-81 win over Denver on Saturday night.
Joe Rosga had 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting and David Nzekwesi scored 13 as Denver pulled away late to beat Oral Roberts 74-58 on Sunday night for its sixth consecutive win against the Golden Eagles.
Ade Murkey scored 18 points and Denver rallied in the second half to beat North Dakota State 80-65 for its first conference win on Wednesday night, snapping a six-game skid.
Ronnie Harrell Jr. is leaving Creighton to play his final season at the University of Denver as a graduate transfer.
The Summit League tournament in Sioux Falls, South Dakota will run from Saturday through Tuesday. Check out the conference tournament bracket, and come back for updates as title games from each conference go final.
The University of Denver has hired Rodney Billups as its basketball coach.
Rodney Billups expected to be Denver coach
The younger brother of former NBA player Chauncey Billups is expected to become the next coach at the University of Denver, sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Rodney Billups has been on the University of Colorado's staff for the past six seasons.
Sources tell ESPN's Jeff Goodman that Rodney Billups is expected to become the Denver Pioneers' coach.
North Dakota State and South Dakota State dueled for the league title last season, and this one will be no different. The Jackrabbits, though, have more scoring returning.
Jeff Goodman polls coaches from around the Summit to get their preseason take on the league order, player of the year, most talented team and more heading into the 2014-15 campaign.
Baylor will have the services of Denver transfer Royce O’Neale this season.
It's college basketball preview season, and you know what that means: tons of preseason info to get you primed for 2013-14. But what do you really need to know?
Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating of the Giant Killers blog examine why the qualities that make certain underdogs capable of pulling NCAA tournament upsets also make it tough for those teams to win their respective conferences.
Chris Schmidt previews the 2013-14 season for Denver. New to the Summit League, the Pioneers can immediately contend for a conference championship.
Denver was leaps and bounds ahead of its WAC competition in 2012-13 but fell in the first round of the conference tournament. Fortunately, they graduate no important pieces and the experience coupled with the expected improvement of current players means that they may have an even larger edge over the Summit League, the conference they'll join in 2013-14.
The troubled Western Athletic Conference is adding Grand Canyon University to replace the University of Denver, which is bolting for the Summit League after just one year in the WAC.