Denver 72, S. Utah 47
O'Neale was 5 of 7 from the field, while Griffin was 3 of 5 and had four rebounds.
Southern Utah had a one point lead early in the first half, but Denver (4-6) led 40-20 at halftime and never looked back. The Pioneers shot 55 percent from the field for the game, while the Thunderbirds shot 40.8 percent.
Jackson Stevenett led the Thunderbirds (3-7) with 12 points. Jayson Cheesman added 10 points and six rebounds. Wade Collie had nine points, all from 3-point range.
This was the third-straight home win for the Pioneers.