VERMILLION, S.D. (AP)Tevin Smith scored 20 points as Denver beat South Dakota 75-60 on Thursday night.
Smith was 6 of 10 shooting, including 4 for 5 from distance, and went 4 for 4 from the line for the Pioneers (12-9, 3-5 Summit League). Marko Lukic shot 5 for 6 (2 for 3 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line to add 15 points. Tommy Bruner recorded 13 points and was 4 of 9 shooting (3 for 5 from distance).
Mason Archambault led the Coyotes (8-11, 3-4) in scoring, finishing with 14 points. South Dakota also got 13 points from A.J. Plitzuweit. In addition, Kruz Perrott-Hunt finished with 10 points and two steals.
Both teams next play Saturday. Denver visits South Dakota State while South Dakota hosts Omaha.
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