Northern Arizona vs Northern Colorado

N. Colorado 76, N. Arizona 68


GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Tevin Svihovec scored 24 points on 9-of-13 shooting, dished out four assists and Northern Colorado outlasted Northern Arizona 76-68 on Thursday night.

Derrick Barden had 21 points and six rebounds for Northern Colorado (8-15, 6-9 Big Sky), which shot 56 percent from the field, while teammate Tate Unruh chipped in with 17 points and five steals.

The Bears led 35-26 at halftime but surrendered a 9-0 run by the Lumberjacks capped off by Max Jacobsen's lay-up to tie it at 35 just 1:42 into the second half. Northern Colorado responded with a 14-6 run over the next 6 minutes and didn't look back.

Northern Arizona committed 23 turnovers while the Bears had 14 steals.

Gabe Rogers led Northern Arizona (9-16, 6-9) with 23 points and three rebounds. DeWayne Russell had 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting in 25 minutes off the bench for the Lumberjacks.

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Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
G. Bewernick, F362-40-09124
M. Jacobsen, F162-20-10114
G. Rogers, G357-156-631123
S. Saldivar, G343-40-03517
M. Dunn, G262-40-05035
D. Russell257-111-212315
J. Martin141-10-01112
B. Hamilton91-52-20014
E. Ekanem52-20-00024
Totals 27-489-1125111568
Northern Colorado Bears
D. Barden, F378-145-661221
T. Huskisson, F171-30-01012
C. Osborne, C302-31-25115
T. Svihovec, G369-133-534224
T. Unruh, G307-110-042417
G. Tucker230-25-61115
P. Garnica151-40-01212
E. Addo120-00-01030
Totals 28-5014-1924111576
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
North Dakota14-422-10144
E. Wash.13-522-12148
Weber St.12-620-14185
Montana St.11-716-16254
Sac. State9-913-18293
Portland St.7-1115-16268
N. Colo.7-1111-18287
N. Arizona6-129-23335
Idaho St.3-156-26340
So. Utah3-156-27341
Other games
NW 59 Final
WISC 53 Final
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
GONZ 77 Final