Scores

Final

Denver 66

(8-9, 4-0 Sun Belt)

UL Monroe 57

(5-12, 0-3 Sun Belt)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    2:00 PM ET, January 8, 2011

    Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    DEN 32 3466
    ULM 24 3357

    Top Performers

    Denver: B. Stafford 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Louisiana-Monroe: T. Sykes 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Denver 66, Louisiana-Monroe 57

    Associated Press

    MONROE, La. -- Brian Stafford scored 22 points and Denver used a late run to defeat Louisiana-Monroe 66-57 on Saturday, extending the Pioneers' winning streak to six games.

    The Pioneers (8-9, 4-0 Sun Belt Conference) closed the game with a 13-2 run to erase a two-point deficit with 2:10 to play. Stafford scored nine points in the run and Chase Hallam added the other four as they combined to go 8 of 8 from the line in the final 35 seconds.

    Stafford finished with four 3-pointers and went 6 for 6 from the free-throw line.

    Denver also closed the first half with a 20-4 run for a 32-24 halftime lead as the Pioneers hit six 3-pointers during that stretch, including three from Trevor Noonan.

    Tommie Sykes scored 18 points and Fred Brown added 16 points to lead Louisiana-Monroe (5-12, 0-3).

    Chris Udofia added 12 points and Hallam finished with nine for Denver.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DEN
    ULM
    Points 66 57
    FG Made-Attempted 23-46 (.500) 19-44 (.432)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 4-9 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 15-20 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 8

    2010-11 Season

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    » Jan 8, 2011 DEN 66, @ULM 57Recap
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