Northern Colorado vs Eastern Washington Final: 88-80 - Recap
Northern Colorado got 28 points and 10 rebounds from Derrick Barden en route to an 88-80 victory over Eastern Washington on Thursday at Reese Court.
Bettors who backed Northern Colorado were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2 at sportsbooks.
Northern Colorado got 21 points from Tate Unruh and another 16 points from Tevin Svihovec. Tate Unruh contributed 5 assists, while Derrick Barden cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Eastern Washington got 22 points from Tyler Harvey in a losing cause and another 14 points from Venky Jois. Jeffrey Forbes contributed 5 assists for them, while Martin Seiferth had 21 rebounds.
Northern Colorado led at halftime, 37-36.
Eastern Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-38.