Denver vs. Texas State: Recap and Stats

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Denver vs. Texas State: Recap and Stats
Denver 79
(13-8, 5-6 away)
Texas State 64
(7-16, 4-10 home)
Venue: Strahan Coliseum
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Denver 35 44 79
Texas State 28 36 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Denver B Olson 22 C Udofia 6 B Olson 7
Texas State J Wright 33 J Wright 12 P Hawkins 3

On Saturday, February 2nd, Denver thumped Texas State 79-64 in conference play. With a record of 2-0, the Pioneers remain unbeaten against Texas State this season. Brett Olson played well for the Pioneers and put up a career-high 22 points on 58% shooting in 40 minutes. Jalen Love also had a solid game, scoring a season-high 12 points and adding three rebounds. Joel Wright registered a double-double for the Bobcats on a game-high 33 points and 12 rebounds. Denver (13-8, 9-2 WAC) takes on Seattle (7-14, 2-9 WAC) on Thursday, February 7th at home.

Denver Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 2:00 left to go.
  • Denver started 13-8 during the 2009 and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • Denver beat the spread by 3.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Pioneers have beaten the spread.
  • The Pioneers have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 26 or more field goals made.
  • Denver has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when its field goal percentage has been 55.3% or better.
  • Denver has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when opponents record 6 or fewer assists.
  • Denver has won 89% of the time this season (8-1) after holding an opponent to under 38.8% field goal percentage.
  • This season Denver has won 73% of the time (8-3) when Chris Udofia has 12 points or more, 82% of the time (9-2) when Chase Hallam has 4 field goals made or more, and 71% of the time (10-4) when Royce O`Neale has 5 rebounds or more.
  • The Pioneers set a season high for free throws made.
  • The last time Denver recorded at least 20 free throws made was Feb 04, 2012 against Middle Tennessee State.
  • The Pioneers have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 5 games.
  • Denver has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • The top two scorers (Brett Olson and Royce O`Neale) accounted for 45.5% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chris Udofia and Royce O`Neale) accounted for 44.0% of the rebounds.
  • Brett Olson has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 21 games this season.
  • Chris Udofia has led the team in rebounding in 8 out of 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Brett Olson's career.
  • Brett Olson had career highs with 22 points, 7 field goals made, and 7 assists.

Texas State Game Notes

  • Texas State lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Joel Wright recorded a team season high in free throws made with 14 and free throws attempted with 18.
  • Joel Wright accounted for 51.5% of the team's points.
  • Joel Wright accounted for 36.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (19) than the starters (10).
  • The bench recorded more points (48) than the starters (16).
  • Joel Wright has led the team in scoring 11 times and in rebounding 13 times in 23 games this season.
  • This marks the 7th 20-point game of Joel Wright's career.
  • Joel Wright has 13 straight double-digit point games.
  • Joel Wright recorded a double-double. It was the 4th of his career.
DEN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Brett Olson402217101
AJalen Love201231110
ARoyce O`Neale371452102
AChris Udofia251261343
B+Marcus Byrd9711100
CChase Hallam32841104
CCam Griffin27214102
-Blake Foeman10210012
TXState PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Joel Wright3533122204
B-Ray Dorsey22640000
B-Phil Hawkins25733000
B-Basil Brown II21910000
CMatt Staff14420316
C-Corey Stern13320001
DWesley Davis20220103
DVonn Jones12010101
DReid Koenen23011000
DDeonte` Jones11010001
-Nick Hinton4000010

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