Denver is putting together an impressive early season run in its non-conference schedule, and notched another eye-opening victory on Monday by defeating Wyoming 57-46. The win was the third straight for the Pioneers and pushes Denver's record to 9-2. The Cowboys fall to 11-2 with the loss.
Forward Chase Hallam, who entered the contest averaging 6.5 points per game, put together his best effort of the season. Hallam finished with 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting and added four rebounds to power Denver to victory. Hallam's outing included 3-for-4 shooting from three-point range. Senior guard Brian Stafford (10 points) was the only other Pioneer to reach double-figures in scoring.
Junior forward Leonard Washington did most of the damage for Wyoming, scoring 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting. Washington didn't have much help. Guard Francisco Cruz was the only other Cowboy scorer to reach double-figures, and he did it on 4-of-11 shooting.
Denver went 9-for-20 from three-point range in the game, while Wyoming shot only 1-of-13 from downtown.