Murkey scores 33 to lead Denver past W. Illinois 69-63
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DENVER (AP) Ade Murkey had 33 points as Denver defeated Western Illinois 69-63 on Saturday.
Murkey shot 14 for 15 from the line. He added seven rebounds.
Tristan Green had eight rebounds for Denver (7-23, 3-13 Summit League). Taelyr Gatlin added seven rebounds.
Ben Pyle had 14 points for the Leathernecks (5-21, 2-14), who have now lost 11 games in a row. Zion Young added 14 points and six rebounds. Kobe Webster had 12 points.
The Pioneers leveled the season series against the Leathernecks with the win. Western Illinois defeated Denver 86-80 on Jan. 11.
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Updated February 29, 2020