DENVER -- Chris Udofia scored a career-high 27 points and had four blocked shots as Denver dealt Middle Tennessee its first Sun Belt Conference loss with a 75-60 win Saturday.
Denver led 54-51 before pulling away down the stretch. Udofia had a layup and a three-point play and O'Neale added another three-point play to make it 64-55 with 4:29 remaining.
Udofia sealed the game with a block on one end, and a dunk on the other with 1:44 left that made it 71-56.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.
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