Denver (16-8, 12-2 Western Athletic) had three other players score in double figures. Royce O’Neale had 14 points, Chase Hallam had 13 and Chris Udofia had 10. Hallam had two 3-pointers.
Denver won despite being outmuscled on the boards 36-19.
Utah State (17-6, 8-5) was led by Jarred Shaw, who scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
Spencer Butterfield scored 16 points and Ben Clifford scored 14.
Utah State shot seven 3-pointers, making only one. And the Aggies only converted 13 of 21 free throws.