Nikola Jokic turned in his ninth triple-double of the season, Jerami Grant scored a season-high 25 points and the Denver Nuggets held off the Houston Rockets 117-110 on a melancholy day as players and fans learned about an hour before the game of the helicopter crash that killed NBA great Kobe Bryant.
Air Force men’s basketball fell at San José State, 90-81, in Mountain West action Saturday afternoon at Provident Credit Union Event Center. The setback dropped the Falcons to 9-12, 3-6 MW.
Kevin Conley scored a goal and added an assist and Isaiah Saville posted 38 saves to lead Omaha to a 4-1 victory over Colorado College Saturday afternoon at the Broadmoor World Arena.
Tyler Bey returned to the lineup and scored 16 points, McKinley Wright IV had 15 and No. 23 Colorado beat Washington 76-62, snapping a five-game losing streak to the Huskies.
Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 113-106 on Friday night.