Southern Utah Falls 66-58 Against Northern Colorado - Game Recap
Northern Colorado got 18 points from Derrick Barden en route to a 66-58 victory over Southern Utah on Thursday at Butler-Hancock Pavilion.
Northern Colorado did not, however, defeat Southern Utah against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks.
Tevin Svihovec had 14 points for Northern Colorado and Tate Unruh chipped in with 13 points. Tevin Svihovec had 3 assists for them, while Derrick Barden was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Southern Utah got 25 points from Jackson Stevenett in a losing cause and another 8 points from Jayson Cheesman. Damon Heuir contributed 4 assists for them, while Jackson Stevenett had 7 rebounds.
Northern Colorado hit the break leading 34-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Northern Colorado as they grabbed 37 boards, while Southern Utah only had 29.