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Northern Colorado @ San Jose State

Current Records: Northern Colorado 3-3; San Jose State 1-3

What to Know

The Northern Colorado Bears will hit the road for the third straight game as they head to Provident Credit Union Event Center at 10 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Given that these two teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this contest.

The Bears were close but no cigar on Sunday as they fell 74-70 to the California Baptist Lancers.

Meanwhile, it's never fun to lose, and it's even less fun to lose 79-45, which was the final score in San Jose State's tilt against the Texas Longhorns this past Saturday.

Northern Colorado is the favorite in this one, with an expected 3.5-point margin of victory. Those burned by picking them against the spread on Sunday might want to keep in mind that the team has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.

Northern Colorado is now 3-3 while San Jose State sits at 1-3. A couple numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Northern Colorado is stumbling into the game with the 35th fewest takeaways in college basketball, having accrued only 11.3 on average. SJSU is completely their equal: they are 35th worst in college basketball in takeaways, with only 11.3 on average. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET
  • Where: Provident Credit Union Event Center -- San Jose, California
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Bears are a 3.5-point favorite against the Spartans, according to the latest college basketball odds.

Bettors have moved against the Bears slightly, as the game opened with the Bears as a 5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.