Denver clips Utah Valley, 75-62
Denver, which never trailed in the game, opened on a 14-2 run of which Byrd contributed 7 of his 14 total points. The Pioneers held a 45-33 lead at halftime.
Denver kept the pressure on early in the second half scoring seven of the first 11 points out of the break, capped off by a Jake Holtzmann jumper, to open up a 15 point advantage (52-37). Two Byrd free throws six minutes later pushed the lead to 65-47, the largest of the game.