Denver Welcomes South Dakota State to Magness Arena on Wednesday

Jan. 24, 2017

Game 21: South Dakota State (9-13, 2-5) vs. Denver (12-8, 4-3)
 Date &  Time  Wed., Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. MT
 Location  Magness Arena/7,200 (Denver, Colo.)
 TV  Altitude 2 (Todd Romero and Greg Lackey)
 Radio  ESPN 1600 AM (Raj Sharan with the call)
 Live Stats  Gametracker
 Game Info  Denver Game Notes (.pdf) | Summit League
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 Twitter  @DU_Pioneers   |   @DU_MHoops   |    #DU1NATION 


About Denver
• The Pioneers are averaging 74.9 points per game on the 2016-17 year, sixth in the Summit League.
• Denver is allowing 71.8 points per game, tied for second lowest in the Summit League.
• DU is knocking down 7.6 3s a game, sixth highest in the Summit League.
• Denver has shot it well this year, ranking second in the Summit League with a 48.3 field-goal percentage, 29th in all of Division I.
• The Pioneers are averaging 14.2 turnovers per game on the season, ninth in the Summit League.
• DU is outrebounding its opponents by 5.0 a game, second in the Summit League.
• Denver is limiting its foes to 43.0 percent shooting on the season, which ranks fourth in the Summit League.
• The Pioneers’ 39.4 percent from beyond the arc ranks second in the Summit League and 24th in the NCAA.
• DU’s 15.6 assists per game is second highest in the Summit League.
• Sophomore Joe Rosga is eighth in the Summit League in scoring at 16.1 points per contest.
• Rosga has shown he can connect from beyond the arc, knocking down 2.7 3-pointers a game, fourth in the Summit League.
• Rosga also ranks third in the Summit League in 3-point percentage at 43.5 percent and 23rd in the NCAA.
• Junior Daniel Amigo leads the squad in rebounding with a 7.7 average, fourth in the Summit League.
• Amigo is also second in the Summit League in field-goal percentage at 56.0 percent.
• Amigo’s seven double-doubles this year are second in the Summit League and ranks 51st in the NCAA.
Jake Pemberton’s 4.6 assists per game average is good for third in the Summit League.

About South Dakota State
• The Jackrabbits are 9-13 this season and winners in their last contest.
• SDSU is averaging 74.5 points per contest in 2016-17, seventh in the Summit League.
• South Dakota State gives up 77.7 points a night, seventh in the Summit League.
• The Jackrabbits are knocking down 44.3 percent of their shots this season, which ranks seventh in the Summit League.
• SDSU has struggled at keeping its foes from shooting well, holding the opposition to 44.7 percent shooting on the year, sixth in the Summit League.
• South Dakota State is averaging 13.4 assists per game, good for seventh in the Summit League.
• SDSU is known for getting to the line, ranking first in the Summit League in free-throw attempts with 528, good for 11th in all of the country.
• Mike Daum is the team’s leading scorer, putting up 22.8 points a night, first in the Summit League and seventh in the NCAA.
• Daum is also the team’s leading rebounder, pulling down 7.9 boards a night, tied for second in the Summit League.
• Daum also leads the country in free throws made (140) and attempted (170) this year.

The Long Ranger
• DU has at least one 3-pointer in 335 straight games, dating back to Feb. 2, 2006.


 

 

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