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Pioneers close out regular season at Jackrabbits

Feb. 24, 2017

Game 29: South Dakota State (14-16, 7-8) vs. Denver (16-12, 8-7)
 Date &  Time  Sat., Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. MT
 Location  Frost Arena/6,500 (Brookings, S.D.)
 TV  MidcoSN, ESPN 3
 Web  ESPN 3
 Radio  KKFN 104.3 (Raj Sharan with the call)
 Live Stats  Gametracker
 Game Info  Denver Game Notes (.pdf) | Summit League
 Facebook  /DenverPioneers   |   /DenverMensBasketball
 Twitter  @DU_Pioneers   |   @DU_MHoops   |    #DU1NATION 

About Denver
• The Pioneers are averaging 76.4 points per game on the 2016-17 season, sixth in the Summit League.
• Denver is allowing 73.9 points per game, third lowest in the Summit League.
• DU is knocking down 7.6 3s a game, seventh highest in the Summit League.
• Denver has shot it well this year, ranking second in the Summit League with a 48.6 field-goal percentage, 18th in all of Division I.
• The Pioneers are averaging 13.6 turnovers per game on the season, seventh in the Summit League.
• DU is outrebounding its opponents by 4.8 a game, second in the Summit League.
• Denver is limiting its foes to 43.9 percent shooting on the season, which ranks fourth 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 15.4 assists per game is second highest in the Summit League.
Joe Rosga has shown he can connect from beyond the arc, knocking down 2.5 3-pointers a game, sixth in the Summit League.
• Junior Daniel Amigo leads the squad in rebounding with a 7.4 average, fifth in the Summit League.
• Amigo is also second in the Summit League in field-goal percentage at 55.5 percent.
• Amigo’s eight double-doubles this year are tied for second in the Summit League.
Jake Pemberton’s 4.4 assists per game average is good for third in the Summit League.

About South Dakota State
• The Jackrabbits are 14-16 this season and winners in their last two contests.
• SDSU is averaging 77.1 points per contest in 2016-17, fifth in the Summit League.
• South Dakota State gives up 78.2 points a night, fifth 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 45.5 percent shooting on the year, fourth in the Summit League.
• South Dakota State is averaging 13.5 assists per game, good for sixth in the Summit League.
• SDSU is known for getting to the line, ranking third in the Summit League in free-throw attempts with 688, good for 30th in all of the country.
• Mike Daum is the team’s leading scorer, putting up 24.8 points a night, first in the Summit League and second in the NCAA.
• Daum is also the team’s leading rebounder, pulling down 8.1 boards a night, third in the Summit League.
• Daum also leads the country in free throws made (220).

The Long Ranger
• DU has at least one 3-pointer in 343 straight games, dating back to Feb. 2, 2006.

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