Scores

Final

N Colorado 63

(3-9, 1-3 Big Sky)

Idaho State 86

(2-11, 1-3 Big Sky)

9:05 PM ET, January 5, 2013

Holt Arena, Pocatello, Idaho

1 2 T
UNCO 25 3863
IDST 37 4986

Top Performers

Northern Colorado: D. Barden 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

Idaho State: M. Morgan 27 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Idaho St. 86, N. Colorado 63

Associated Press

POCATELLO, Idaho -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNCO
IDST
Points 63 86
FG Made-Attempted 24-49 (.490) 24-52 (.462)
3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 15-28 (.536)
FT Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 23-27 (.852)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 24

2012-13 Season

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