ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nate Engesser was the spark Denver needed, scoring 14 points including four 3-pointers in only 12 minutes off the bench and the Pioneers went on to defeat Texas-Arlington 50-35 on Monday afternoon.
Denver (5-7, 1-1 WAC) led 21-17 at halftime but posted a 50 percent shooting clip in the second half, making 10 of 20 attempts to outscore the Mavericks 29-18 in the second half for the win.
The Pioneers hit 11 3-pointers in the game compared to Texas-Arlington (6-4, 1-1), which made only 13 total buckets all night and shot a dismal 27.7 percent. Denver forced the Mavericks to turn the ball over 18 times.
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