>>Nuggets Hold On To Beat Davis-less Pelicans
(New Orleans, LA) — The Nuggets outscored the Pelicans by 14 in the third quarter to put the game out of reach at the Smoothie King Center, 105-99. Nikola Jokic [[ KNEE-coe-lah yo-kitch ]] led the way with his eighth triple-double of the season, posting 20 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. Malik Beasley had a game-high 22 points off the bench and Monte [[ MON-tay ]] Morris added 20 points, seven boards and seven assists. Denver extends its winning streak to four. The team’s 35-15 record is the best in franchise history after 50 games. The Nuggets are home tomorrow night against the Rockets.
>>Avalanche To Host Canucks Saturday.
(Denver, CO) — Colorado will welcome Vancouver to town Saturday. The Avalanche lost their last two games going into the All-Star Break. The Avs have 52 points and own the second wild card spot in the West.
>>Colorado Faces Beavers Tonight
(Boulder, CO) — The Buffaloes will host the Oregon State Beavers tonight in a Pac-12 showdown. Colorado sits at 11-and-8 and 2-and-5 in the Pac-12.
>>College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In other college basketball action, Air Force lost to the Aztecs in San Diego, 66-51. Lavelle Scottie scored a game-high 28 points in the loss. The loss snapped the Falcons two-game winning streak. They are 4-and-5 in the Mountain West and 9-and-12 overall. Denver will host South Dakota State on Sunday. Colorado State will face off with the Air Force in Colorado Springs Saturday.