LOGAN, Utah -- Brett Olson scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers, and Denver defeated Utah State in overtime 63-60 on Thursday night.
Denver won despite being outmuscled on the boards 36-19.
Utah State (17-6, 8-5) was led by Jarred Shaw, who scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
Utah State shot seven 3-pointers, making only one. And the Aggies only converted 13 of 21 free throws.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.