Olson had six 3s and 22 points in the first half when the Pioneers (12-16, 6-9 Summit League), shot 68.2 percent and led 37-30. Denver finished at 64 percent and hit 9 of 18 3-pointers.
Tyler Larson had 13 points for the Coyotes (15-15, 8-7), who made just 7 of 26 shots in the second half and never mounted a charge. They were just 2 of 15 behind the arc for the game.
Olson hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give Denver a 22-5 lead barely seven minutes into the game.