Scores

Final

Arkansas State 52

(8-9, 3-4 Sun Belt)

Denver 59

(8-9, 4-2 Sun Belt)

9:30 PM ET, January 17, 2008

Magness Arena, Denver, Colorado

1 2 T
ARST 23 2952
DEN 35 2459

Top Performers

Arkansas State: S. Morgan 9 Pts, 11 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Blk

Denver: K. Lewis 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Denver 59, Arkansas St. 52

Associated Press

DENVER (AP) -- Freshman Kyle Lewis scored 19 points, and Denver defeated Arkansas State 59-52 Thursday night.

Nate Rohnert scored 13 points for Denver (8-9, 4-2 Sun Belt), and Adam Tanner added 12.

Denver played without scoring and rebounding leader David Kummer, who suffered a fractured right fibula Sunday and is expected to miss the rest of the season.

Arkansas State (8-9, 3-4 SBC) was led by Adrian Banks with 14 points, while Shawn Morgan had 11 rebounds and nine points.

Denver led 55-50 with 25 seconds remaining when Xander McNally of the Pioneers blocked a three-point attempt by Yima Chai-Kur. Tanner and Rob Lewis sealed the victory with two free throws each in the final seconds.

The Pioneers never trailed. Denver started the game with a 21-6 lead and led 35-23 at the half.

Arkansas State started the second half with an 8-0 run to pull within four, 35-31, before Denver scored six unanswered points.

The Indians got as close as 47-46 with 4:21 to go, but Tanner hit a 3-pointer to extend Denver's lead to four.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ARST
DEN
Points 52 59
FG Made-Attempted 19-53 (.358) 19-41 (.463)
3P Made-Attempted 2-13 (.154) 8-17 (.471)
FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 13-17 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 12

2007-08 Season

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