Walter, Stewart lead North Dakota past Denver 78-71
De’Sean Allen-Eikens added 13 points and Billy Brown scored 10 for North Dakota (9-12, 3-4 Summit League), which snapped a four-game losing streak.
Denver scored only 22 points in the first half after committing 11 turnovers. The Pioneers committed another eight turnovers in the second half but shot 56% and scored 49 points.
North Dakota led 33-22 at halftime but fell behind 44-42 with 12:29 remaining. The Pioneers built a four-point lead but a 21-9 run put North Dakota back in control.
The Fighting Hawks improved to 2-0 against the Pioneers this season. North Dakota defeated Denver 82-71 on Jan. 2.
North Dakota plays Western Illinois at home on Saturday. Denver plays at North Dakota State on Saturday.