Men's Basketball


Men's Basketball Set for Rematch with Omaha

Feb. 13, 2018


(11-14, 5-6 SL)



(9-17, 4-6 SL)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 7 p.m. MT
Magness Arena (Denver, Colo.)

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About Denver
• The Pioneers are averaging 71.8 points per game in 2017-18.
• Denver is shooting 47.5 percent from the field, fourth in the Summit League and 48th in the country.
• The Pioneers are limiting their foes to 42.9 percent shooting this year.
• DU has stopped teams from being effective from deep against them, holding opponents to just 33.2 percent shooting from 3 this year.
• Denver knocks down 7.0 3s a game this season.
• The Pioneers are connecting from beyond the arc at a 41.6 percent clip, good for first in the Summit League and sixth in the country.
• DU is outrebounding its opponents by 5.9 a game, first in the Summit League and 29th in the NCAA.
• Denver is handing out 14.5 assists per game in 2017-18, third in the Summit League.
Joe Rosga leads the team in scoring, putting up 15.7 points a night for DU, that also ranks seventh in the Summit League.
Daniel Amigo is right behind Rosga in scoring, putting up 14.8 points a game, ninth in the Summit League.
• Amigo also is averaging a team-high 6.7 rebounds on the season, seventh in the Summit League.
• Amigo ranks third in the Summit League in field-goal percentage at 53.2 percent.
• Amigo has been solid so far this year, racking up five double-doubles, tied for fourth in the Summit League.
• Rosga ranks fifth in the Summit League in 3s made per game, knocking down 2.28 a contest.
• Rosga has been automatic from the foul line this year, making 90.6 percent of his free throws, the highest percentage in the Summit League and 11th in all of Division I.
Jake Pemberton has been dialed in from deep all year, ranking second in the Summit League in 3-point percentage at a 49.5 percent clip (49-for-99).

About Omaha
• The Mavericks are currently 9-17 on the season and 4-6 in Summit League play.
• Omaha is averaging 77.7 points per contest in 2017-18, fourth in the Summit League.
• UNO gives up 83.1 points a night, which ranks last in the Summit League.
• The Mavericks are knocking down 46.5 percent of their shots this season, sixth in the Summit League.
• Omaha has been solid at making 3s on the year, ranking sixth in the Summit League in 3-point percentage at a 36.5 percent clip.
• The Mavericks are averaging 13.6 assists per game, sixth in the Summit League.
• UNO is making 8.3 3s a game in 2017-18, fourth highest in the Summit League.
• Zach Jackson is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 18.4 points per game, fourth in the Summit League.
• Jackson can shoot it from deep, ranking fifth in the Summit League in 3-point percentage at 43.2 percent.
• Daniel Norl is second on the team in scoring, averaging 13.0 points per night.

The Long Ranger
• DU has at least one 3-pointer in 370 straight games, dating back to Feb. 2, 2006.

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In 2017-18, the University of Denver is holding an alumni giving challenge in an effort to increase student-athlete alumni participation in the Denver Athletics Annual Fund. The sport program with the highest percentage of alumni participation will receive an additional $10,000 of support through the generosity of an anonymous donor. Former student-athletes can make a gift online, by calling 303-871-2388 during normal business hours or by sending a check to:

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