DENVER -- Jalen Love scored 22 points on 9-of-10 shooting including four 3-pointers and Denver used a big first half to seal the deal early against Idaho with a 74-58 win Saturday night.
Love scored 11 of his first 22 points in the first 6 minutes of the game, capping a 15-4 run by Denver (15-8, 11-2 WAC) with his third 3-pointer. The Pioneers hit nine 3-pointers on the night and shot 56.9 percent from the field.
Denver continued its offensive barrage in the first half to take a 36-14 lead at halftime and didn't look back, leading by as many as 30 points in the second half.
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Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.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.