Recap - Wichita State Defeats Northern Colorado 80-54

Recap - Wichita State Defeats Northern Colorado 80-54

The battle between Wichita State and Northern Colorado didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Northern Colorado was handed an 80-54 defeat on Saturday at Charles Koch Arena.

Wichita State was a favorite by 22 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Cleanthony Early had 16 points for Wichita State and Nick Wiggins chipped in with 14 points. Fred Van Vleet had 5 assists for them, while Chadrack Lufile was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Northern Colorado got a 19-point performance from Derrick Barden, who was supported by 10 points from Emmanuel Addo. Paul Garnica had 6 assists in a losing cause for Northern Colorado, while Connor Osborne grabbed 5 rebounds.

Wichita State hit the break leading 38-19 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Wichita State as they grabbed 34 boards, while Northern Colorado only had 27.