College Basketball

Denver defeats IUPUI 86-64 at Big Easy Classic in New Orleans

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tevin Smith scored 19 points in Denver’s 86-64 win against IUPUI on Wednesday night at the Big Easy Classic.

Smith shot 6 of 8 from the field and 6 for 8 from the line for the Pioneers (4-1). Tommy Bruner added 15 points while going 5 of 6 from the floor, including 2 for 3 from distance, and 3 for 3 from the line, and he also had five assists. Touko Tainamo shot 4 of 6 from the field and 5 for 5 from the line to finish with 13 points, while adding 10 rebounds.

Jlynn Counter led the Jaguars (1-4) in scoring, finishing with 16 points. Chris Osten added 14 points and 10 rebounds for IUPUI. Bryce Monroe also recorded 10 points.