Denver rolls past North Dakota State 79-55 (Jan 14, 2017)
DENVER (AP) Daniel Amigo scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Denver rolled to a 79-55 win over North Dakota State on Saturday.
It was Amigo's seventh double-double this season. He was 13 of 20 from the floor for the Pioneers (11-7, 3-2 Summit League) who finished with a 49-27 rebounding edge over North Dakota State. Thomas Neff, Joe Rosga and C.J. Bobbitt added 10 points apiece.
The Denver victory snaps a four-game winning streak for North Dakota State.
Rosga and Neff each sank a 3-pointer late in the first half to help Denver to a 26-15 lead with 5:59 to go. Then Rosga and Pemberton teamed up for two more 3s to push it to 38-23 with 2:09 remaining and the Pioneers held a 43-23 advantage at the break.
North Dakota State trailed by double figures throughout the second half.
A.J. Jacobson scored 13 points to lead the Bison (12-6, 4-1).