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Denver fends off Florida Atlantic 73-63

Feb 7, 2010 - 2:33 AM DENVER(AP) -- Nate Rohnert scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Denver defeated Florida Atlantic 73-63 on Saturday.

Rohnert was 7-for-10 from the field and made 10 of 13 shots from the line for the Pioneers (14-9, 7-5 Sun Belt).

Denver was up 37-29 at halftime, but the Owls (12-12, 8-5) cut the lead to just six points with about two minutes left.

Rohnert then went on a 6-0 run to put the game away. Chase Hallam added 11 points for Denver.

Raymond Taylor led the Owls by scoring 20 points while Alex Tucker added 13 points and Brett Royster had 11.

The loss ended a five-game winning streak for the Owls.