SAN ANTONIO -- Brett Olson scored 16 points and Denver never trailed in defeating UTSA 71-57 on Thursday night.
Chase Hallam had 12 points and Marcus Byrd scored 10 points in 11 minutes for the Pioneers (12-8, 8-2 WAC), who shot 61 percent in the first half to open a 39-19 lead. They led by as many as 28 points in the second half, even though they cooled off to a 38 percent clip from the outside.
The Pioneers were playing for the first time since Jan. 23, when they lost at New Mexico State to snap a seven-game winning streak.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
Tim Legler and Brad Daugherty analyze Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram, the top two picks in the NBA draft, and agree that Simmons will have a more immediate impact.
Dickie V likes the idea of Oklahoma star Buddy Hield teaming up with Anthony Davis in New Orleans. What did he think of other teams' selections?
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