Northern Colorado vs Montana State

Montana St. defeats Northern Colorado 70-55


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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Paul Egwuonwu scored 13 points and Michael Dison added 12 as Montana State handed Northern Colorado its first Big Sky loss, 70-55 on Thursday night.

Montana State (9-7, 4-1) led by just two points at the half, but opened up the second with a 15-5 run to go up 40-28 with 13:03 left to play. Egwuonwu shot 6 of 11 from the floor.

The Bobcats had nine players score to combine for 27-of-60 shooting (45 percent).

Northern Colorado shot 1.8 percent better (46.8 percent), but Montana State took 13 more shots than the Bears did and finished with four more 3-pointers. The Bobcat's bench outscored Northern Colorado's 28-15.

Tate Unruh scored 17 points for the Bears and Tim Huskisson added 14 points and eight rebounds. Northern Colorado (10-4, 4-1) went 1 of 12 on 3-pointers (8.3 percent).

The loss snapped a four-game winning streak in conference play for the Bears.

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