Townsend scores 17 to lift Denver past Jackson St. 67-58
Murkey had 17 points and six rebounds and David Nzekwesi added 10 points for Denver (4-5).
Tristan Jarrett had 18 points for the Tigers (1-8). Jayveous McKinnis added 15 points and 12 rebounds and Wallis had 10 points and six steals.
Denver plays UCLA on the road on Sunday. Jackson State takes on Portland on the road next Thursday.