Northern Colorado vs Idaho State

Idaho St. 86, N. Colorado 63


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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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
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
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Portland St.0-04-059
Weber St.0-03-2260
Montana St.0-02-2261
North Dakota0-02-2127
E. Wash.0-02-3139
N. Colo.0-01-2228
Sac. State0-01-2333
So. Utah0-01-2250
Idaho St.0-00-3191
N. Arizona0-00-4116
Other games
PITT 62 Final
RUT 67
PUR 61 Final
WAKE 62 Final
SETON 74 Final
ND 93
OKST 67 Final
KSU 73
UNO 44 Final
GTOWN 48 Final
MU 49
OHST 55 Final
ILL 74
IAST 66 Final
BUCK 64 Final
NCST 78 Final
BC 73
SJU 53 Final
UTAH 57 Final
GONZ 81 Final