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Denver Heads North for Rematch with South Dakota

Jan. 27, 2017

Game 22: South Dakota (14-9, 5-3) vs. Denver (13-8, 5-3)
 Date &  Time  Sat., Jan. 28 at 2:15 p.m. MT
 Location  Sanford Coyote Sports Center/6,000 (Vermillion, S.D.)
 TV  MidcoSN (Jay Elsen, Brad Newitt, Kelly Stewart)
 Web  Live Video | ESPN 3
 Radio  ESPN 1600 AM (Raj Sharan with the call)
 Live Stats  Live Stats
 Game Info  Denver Game Notes (.pdf) | Summit League
 Facebook  /DenverPioneers   |   /DenverMensBasketball
 Twitter  @DU_Pioneers   |   @DU_MHoops   |    #DU1NATION 

About Denver
• The Pioneers are averaging 75.7 points per game on the 2016-17 year, fifth in the Summit League.
• Denver is allowing 72.3 points per game, third lowest in the Summit League.
• DU is knocking down 7.7 3s a game, sixth highest in the Summit League.
• Denver has shot it well this year, ranking second in the Summit League with a 48.4 field-goal percentage, 28th in all of Division I.
• The Pioneers are averaging 13.9 turnovers per game on the season, seventh in the Summit League.
• DU is outrebounding its opponents by 5.3 a game, second in the Summit League.
• Denver is limiting its foes to 43.3 percent shooting on the season, which ranks fifth in the Summit League.
• The Pioneers’ 40.2 percent from beyond the arc ranks second in the Summit League and 13th in the NCAA.
• DU’s 15.5 assists per game is second highest in the Summit League.
• Sophomore Joe Rosga is ninth in the Summit League in scoring at 15.9 points per contest.
• Rosga has shown he can connect from beyond the arc, knocking down 2.6 3-pointers a game, fifth in the Summit League.
• Rosga also ranks third in the Summit League in 3-point percentage at 42.6 percent and 30th in the NCAA.
• Junior Daniel Amigo leads the squad in rebounding with a 7.5 average, fourth in the Summit League.
• Amigo is also second in the Summit League in field-goal percentage at 54.9 percent.
• Amigo’s seven double-doubles this year are second in the Summit League and ranks 57th in the NCAA.
Jake Pemberton’s 4.6 assists per game average is good for third in the Summit League.

About South Dakota
• The Coyotes are 14-9 this season and winners in their last contest.
• USD is averaging 74.5 points per contest in 2016-17, seventh in the Summit League.
• South Dakota gives up 71.0 points a night, second lowest in the Summit League.
• The Coyotes are knocking down just 42.5 percent of their shots this season, which ranks ninth in the Summit League.
• USD has done a good job at keeping its foes from shooting well, holding the opposition to 42.2 percent shooting on the year, second in the Summit League.
• South Dakota is averaging 11.7 assists per game, good for last in the Summit League.
• USD ranks ninth in the Summit League in 3s made per game at 6.4.
• Matt Mooney is the team’s leading scorer, putting up 16.5 points a night, sixth in the Summit League.
• Mooney is also leading the team in 3s made with 46 on the year, tied for ninth in the Summit League.
• Tyler Flack is leading the team in rebounds with a 7.7 average, good for a tie for fourth in the Summit League.

The Long Ranger
• DU has at least one 3-pointer in 336 straight games, dating back to Feb. 2, 2006.


 

 

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