Big Sky Conference Tournament - Northern Colorado vs Northern Arizona Wrap - Northern Colorado Wins 62-60
Northern Colorado grabbed a 62-60 win over Northern Arizona on Thursday, behind a 15-point effort from Derrick Barden at Dee Events Center.
Northern Colorado won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 2.5-point spread.
Tevin Svihovec had 14 points for Northern Colorado and Tate Unruh chipped in with 12 points. Jordan Wilson had 3 assists for them, while Tim Huskisson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Northern Arizona got 20 points from Aaseem Dixon in a losing cause and another 18 points from Max Jacobsen. Kris Yanku contributed 4 assists for them, while Jordyn Martin had 7 rebounds.
Northern Colorado led at halftime, 39-25.
The rebound battle favored Northern Arizona as they grabbed 32 boards, while Northern Colorado only had 27.