DENVER (AP) — Brett Olson hit two 3-pointers in overtime to assure Denver a 77-73 win over Saint Joseph’s on Monday night.
Olson, who finished with 27 points, hit a trey to start overtime and nailed another with 16 seconds left for a 75-71 lead. Cam Griffin slammed home a dunk with three seconds remaining in the extra period to seal the victory for Denver (6-7).READ MORE: Sixers' Joel Embiid Named All-Star Starter For 5th Straight Season
Olson, who nailed 5 of 6 from long range, made 9 of 12 from the floor. Griffin and Nate Engesser finished with 15 apiece and Marcus Byrd added 12.
The Pioneers, who trailed most of the second half, closed to 65-63 when Griffin hit a jumper with 1:38 left in the game. Olson then made two free throws to tie with 42 seconds remaining and send it into overtime.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: How Much Snow Will Major Nor'easter Dump On Your Area?
Isaiah Miles had 24 and DeAndre’ Bembry added 20 for Saint Joseph’s (6-5).
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