Bruner’s 3-pointer sends Denver past Idaho State 70-69

Nov 18, 2022, 7:35 AM | Updated: 9:36 pm

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Tommy Bruner buried a 3-pointer on the final shot of the game and Denver rallied late to beat Idaho State 70-69 on Friday night.

Tevin Smith had 21 points and six rebounds for Denver (3-1). Smith had a dunk with 40 seconds left to get the Pioneers within two and then picked up his only assist on Bruner’s game-winner. Touko Tainamo totaled 11 points, while Bruner scored 10.

Jared Rodriguez led the Bengals (1-3) in scoring with 19 points. Brock Mackenzie added 15 points. Kolby Lee had 10 points and six rebounds.

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Both teams play on Wednesday. Denver plays IUPUI while Idaho State travels to play Lindenwood.

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