Scores

Final

N. Colorado 55

(10-4, 4-1 Big Sky)

Montana State 70

(9-7, 4-1 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, January 16, 2014

    Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, Bozeman, Montana

    1 2 T
    UNCO 23 3255
    MTST 25 4570

    Top Performers

    Northern Colorado: T. Huskisson 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Montana St: M. Dison 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast

    Montana St. defeats Northern Colorado 70-55

    Associated Press

    BOZEMAN, Mont. -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNCO
    MTST
    Points 55 70
    FG Made-Attempted 22-47 (.468) 27-60 (.450)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-12 (.083) 5-16 (.313)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-13 (.769) 11-13 (.846)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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