Recap - Northern Colorado Defeats UC Riverside 63-60
|Recap - Northern Colorado Defeats UC Riverside 63-60|
Tate Unruh scored 24 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Northern Colorado over UC Riverside, 63-60, on Monday at Butler-Hancock Hall.
Northern Colorado earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11-point spread.
Northern Colorado got 14 points from Derrick Barden and another 6 points from Dominique Lee. Jordan Wilson contributed 5 assists, while Tate Unruh cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
UC Riverside got a 17-point performance from Chris Patton, who was supported by 11 points from Steven Thornton. Nick Gruninger had 3 assists in a losing cause for UC Riverside, while Chris Patton grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Northern Colorado were victorious, as the score was 29-26 at the break.
UC Riverside won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-31.