GREELEY, Colo. -- Derrick Barden had 14 points and matched a career-high with 17 rebounds as Northern Colorado defeated Colorado Christian 98-74 Tuesday night.
Barden, who recorded his 12th career double-double, was 6 of 8 from the floor. Ten of his rebounds were on defense. Barden had 16 points and 17 rebounds in the season opener against Kansas State.Northern Colorado (2-0) led by as much as 28 in the second half.Seven Bears scored in double figures. Connor Osborne made all five shots from the floor on his way to 12 points. Tate Unruh hit three 3-pointers while adding 13 points.Colorado Christian (0-1) was led by Michael Brown, who had a game-high 17 points to lead four players in double figures. Kyle Weaver was a perfect 10 for 10 from the line, yet 1 for 8 from the floor.