Montana State vs Northern Colorado Recap - Montana State Wins 69-66

Montana State vs Northern Colorado Recap - Montana State Wins 69-66

Montana State earned a 69-66 victory over Northern Colorado on Thursday, getting 16 points from Calen Coleman at Butler-Hancock Pavilion.

Montana State was a 7.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Montana State got 14 points from Xavier Blount and another 12 points from Paul Egwuonwu. Marcus Colbert contributed 3 assists, while Xavier Blount cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Northern Colorado got 23 points from Tate Unruh in a losing cause and another 14 points from Derrick Barden. Connor Osborne contributed 4 assists for them, while Derrick Barden had 11 rebounds.

Montana State trailed at halftime, 32-27.

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