DENVER (AP) Will Neighbour scored 17 points to lead Arkansas-Little Rock past Denver 66-59 on Saturday.
Arkansas-Little Rock (5-10, 2-0 Sun Belt) snapped a five-game winning streak by Denver (11-3, 1-1 Sun Belt).
After Denver raced out to an 18-7 lead in the first 8:56 of the game, the Trojans quickly turned things around, going on a 23-3 run over a 7:05 stretch to take a 9-point lead.
Arkansas-Little Rock carried a 34-27 lead into the halftime break, and picked up where it left off with an 11-0 run to begin the second half.
Denver cut the lead to 5 points on five different occasions in the final 5:51, but the Trojans came up with some key offensive rebounds to extend possessions and the lead.
Freshman Royce O'Neale scored a career-high 15 points for Denver.
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