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Northern Colorado vs Idaho State

Idaho St. 86, N. Colorado 63

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POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Melvin Morgan scored 27 points and Chris Hansen added 19 as Idaho State defeated Northern Colorado 86-63 Saturday night.

The Bengals (2-11, 1-3 Big Sky) used a 15-0 run near the end of the first half to take command. They hit 7 of 15 3-point baskets to open the second half and eventually took a 57-36 lead with 14 minutes remaining in the game.

Derrick Barden led Northern Colorado (3-9, 1-3) with 19 points. Tate Unruh added 14.

Idaho State won for the first time since Nov. 29, ending a six-game losing streak.

Tomas Sanchez and Sherrod Baldwin added 11 points each for the Bengals.

Northern Colorado tied the game at 19-19 after Unruh's basket with 8:17 left in the first half, but he was unable to convert the traditional three-point play. Idaho State then went on a 15-0 run with five players contributing points.

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Scoreboard
Northern Colorado (3-9)253863
Idaho State (2-11) «374986
 
Northern Colorado Bears
D. Barden, F379-111-480119
T. Huskisson, F311-54-55356
C. Osborne, C202-42-53136
T. Unruh, G365-110-131514
T. Svihovec, G343-81-25247
P. Garnica173-61-10239
E. Addo111-20-20032
J. Davis Jr.70-00-01000
G. Tucker40-20-00000
B. Douvier30-00-01110
Totals 24-499-2026102563
 49%45% 
Idaho State Bengals
A. Preh, C121-20-03052
C. Hansen, G336-143-332319
T. Sanchez, G334-80-158111
A. Hatchett, G300-75-66105
M. Morgan, G297-128-833127
N. Walters263-40-14136
N. Ezenwa180-03-44023
S. Baldwin173-52-221111
B. Hosman10-00-01010
N. Mason10-02-20002
Totals 24-5223-2736161786
 46.2%85.2% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Weber St.14-619-12
Montana12-817-13
North Dakota12-817-17
N. Arizona12-815-17
N. Colo.11-918-14
Portland St.11-917-15
E. Wash.10-1015-16
Sac. State10-1014-16
Montana St.9-1114-17
Idaho St.8-1211-18
So. Utah1-192-27
 
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