Montana State vs Northern Colorado

Montana St. 69, N. Colorado 66


GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Calen Coleman scored 16 points and Montana State stormed from behind in the second half to defeat Northern Colorado 69-66 on Thursday night.

Montana State (6-7, 3-2 Big Sky) trailed 59-50 with 8:47 left in the game. Northern Colorado (3-10, 1-4) still led 66-64 with 1:48 on a dunk by Derrick Barden.

Xavier Blount's layup tied it for Montana State at with 1:26 left, and Michael Dison's two free throws with 29 seconds left put Montana State up for good.

Blount finished with 14 points. Paul Egwuonwu had 12 points and Christian Moon ha d10.

Tate Unruh led Northern Colorado with 23 points, including five 3-pointers. Barden scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

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Montana State Bobcats
F. Davis, F272-41-24235
P. Egwuonwu, C345-62-412212
X. Blount, G313-87-971214
M. Colbert, G241-20-01323
C. Moon, G233-83-530110
C. Coleman286-120-042116
M. Dison223-42-23139
B. Brumwell40-00-00010
E. Norman30-00-00010
D. Robison30-00-00000
J. Budinich10-30-00000
Totals 23-4715-2227111669
Northern Colorado Bears
D. Barden, F354-106-7110214
T. Huskisson, F260-40-03140
C. Osborne, C262-40-04444
T. Unruh, G388-162-211123
T. Svihovec, G171-35-61247
J. Davis Jr.221-50-02323
E. Addo172-75-67139
G. Tucker162-50-02224
P. Garnica31-10-00002
Totals 21-5518-2134142266
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Wash.14-426-974
Sac. State13-521-12142
N. Arizona13-523-15166
N. Colo.10-815-15246
Portland St.9-915-14225
Weber St.8-1013-17261
So. Utah7-1110-19307
North Dakota4-148-22310
Idaho St.4-147-23343
Montana St.4-147-23324
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MIST 62 Final
ARIZ 66 Final
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STMA 78 Final