MACOMB, Ill. -- Ben Pyle scored 21 points, matching his career high, and Western Illinois dominated the first half and held off Denver 86-80 on Saturday.
Pyle hit 7 of 11 shots from the floor, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range, for the Leathernecks (5-10, 2/3 Summit League), who led 50-35 at halftime. Zion Young had 17 points and eight rebounds, while Kobe Webster scored 17 with four assists. C.J. Duff had 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting from distance.
Denver shot 52% overall but just 27% from 3-point range (4 of 15). Western Illinois shot 50% from the floor (28 of 56) and from distance (12 of 24). The Pioneers won the rebound battle 31-25.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP-Top25
Arizona beats rival Arizona State 80-67 for season sweep
— Terrell Brown Jr. scored 18 points, Azoulas Tubelis had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and Arizona dominated Arizona State early in an 80-67 victory on Monday night.
Sun Devils' Christopher comes through with the jam
Josh Christopher cannot be stopped as he flies through the air and rattles the rim.
Graham tries to build Sun Devils' momentum with dunk
Running out of time on the shot clock, Jalen Graham finds a way to get into the paint and finish with a dunk.