Men’s Basketball Eyes Split Against Fort Wayne

Feb. 3, 2017

Game 24: Fort Wayne (16-7, 5-4) vs. Denver (14-9, 6-4)
 Date &  Time  Sat., Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. MT
 Location  Magness Arena/7,200 (Denver, Colo.)
 TV  None
 Web  Live Video
 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 76.8 points per game on the 2016-17 season, fourth in the Summit League.
• Denver is allowing 72.8 points per game, third lowest in the Summit League.
• DU is knocking down 7.8 3s a game, sixth highest in the Summit League.
• Denver has shot it well this year, ranking second in the Summit League with a 49.0 field-goal percentage, 17th in all of Division I.
• The Pioneers are averaging 13.8 turnovers per game on the season, seventh in the Summit League.
• DU is outrebounding its opponents by 5.9 a game, second in the Summit League.
• Denver is limiting its foes to 43.5 percent shooting on the season, which ranks fifth in the Summit League.
• The Pioneers’ 41.1 percent from beyond the arc ranks second in the Summit League and 10th in the NCAA.
• DU’s 15.6 assists per game is second highest in the Summit League.
• Sophomore Joe Rosga is ninth in the Summit League in scoring at 16.0 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 second in the Summit League in 3-point percentage at 42.8 percent and 29th in the NCAA.
• Junior Daniel Amigo leads the squad in rebounding with a 7.1 average, sixth 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 68th in the NCAA.
Jake Pemberton’s 4.5 assists per game average is good for third in the Summit League.

About Fort Wayne
• The Mastodons are 16-7 this season and have won their last two games.
• Fort Wayne is averaging 88.3 points per contest in 2016-17, first in the Summit League and fifth in the NCAA.
• The Mastodons allow 76.4 points a night, fifth in the Summit League.
• Fort Wayne is knocking down 50.3 percent of its shots this season, which ranks first in the Summit League and seventh in the country.
• The Mastodons are keeping their foes from shooting well, limiting the opposition to 43.3 percent shooting on the year, fourth in the Summit League.
• Fort Wayne is averaging 17.1 assists per game, good for first in the Summit League and 16th in all of Division I.
• The Mastodons lead the Summit League in 3s made per game at 11.0, which is also fourth in the NCAA.
• Mo Evans is the team’s leading scorer, putting up 17.8 points a night, third in the Summit League.
• Evans also is the team’s leading helper at 5.5 assists per night, second in the Summit League.
• John Konchar ranks first in the Summit league in rebounds per game (8.9), field-goal percentage (64.6), and double-doubles (12).

I Wanna Go Fast
• The Pioneers have really sped up the pace in the month of January.
• Denver averaged 83.1 points per game during the nine games in the month.
• DU posted two games of scoring over 90 points during the month.
• The 93 points in the win at Oral Roberts on Jan. 31 was the most by a Pioneer team since putting up 95 against Arkansas State back on Jan. 20, 2005.

The Long Ranger
• DU has at least one 3-pointer in 338 straight games, dating back to Feb. 2, 2006.

Tickets for the game can be found right HERE.