Denver 80, Troy 66.

DENVER (AP) - Joe Jackson scored a career-high 24 points as undermanned Denver defeated Troy 80-66 last night.

Nate Rohnert added 19 points and Rob Lewis had 14 points and 14 rebounds for Denver (10-12, 6-5 Sun Belt). The Pioneers won back-to-back games for only the second time this year.

Denver played only six players in avenging a 74-49 loss to Troy on January 9th.

O'Darien Bassett led Troy (6-14, 3-7) with 20 points. Justin Jonus had 16 points as the Trojans lost for the seventh time in nine games.

Troy is 2-9 on the road this year.

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