In NCAA basketball competition on Wednesday, the Denver Pioneers and the Nicholls State Colonels square off at Mitchell Center. Denver comes into this one with a 1-1 record. In their previous game, the Pioneers defeated Cal Poly. After an unexpected victory against LSU on Friday, Nicholls State is now 1-1 for its current campaign as well.
Nicholls State’s game over Tulane at Devlin Fieldhouse was a letdown. The Colonels trailed 91-81 in the end, after being within 4 points after a half. In that game, Nicholls State outshot the opposition by shooting 48.4% from the floor, enjoyed a 43-34 rebounding advantage, and committed 18 turnovers. In their rematch with LSU at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Nicholls State appeared considerably better. At the half, the Colonels led 44–25 and managed to maintain that position and prevail 68–66. Diante Smith led the team in scoring with 18 points as well as 6 rebounds. 6 rebounds and 17 points were added by Jalen White. At 85.5 points per match, the Pioneers’ defense is presently positioned 124th in the country.
Last Monday, Denver took on UC San Diego to start the season and led the Tritons 41–40 at the half. But from that point out, the Pioneers suffered a deficit of 55-46 and ultimately fell 95-87. With 31 points as well as 18 rebounds, Touko Tainamo topped the squad in a double-double. In addition, Tommy Bruner scored 23 points. In the second game over Cal Poly, Denver recovered admirably. The Pioneers dominated the second half, winning 97-76 after taking a 51-33 lead at the break. This time, Bruner paced the team with 5 rebounds and 28 points. Having 13 points and 9 rebounds, Tainamo nearly doubled up, while Jaxon Brenchley scored 14 points. The Denver defense has been allowing an average of 78.5 points per match going into today’s match.
Sign-up at BetUS TODAY and get 125% BONUS. Use the Promo Code BETUSTV125. Terms and Conditions apply.
Denver Pioneers vs Nicholls State Colonels Game Information
- Date: 11/15/2023
- Time: 07:00 PM ET
- Location: Mitchell Center, Dallas, Mobile, AL
- How to Watch Denver vs Nicholls : ESPN2
- Live Stream: CBS.com