GREELEY, Colo. -- Tevin Svihovec scored 24 points on 9-of-13 shooting, dished out four assists and Northern Colorado outlasted Northern Arizona 76-68 on Thursday night.
The Bears led 35-26 at halftime but surrendered a 9-0 run by the Lumberjacks capped off by Max Jacobsen's lay-up to tie it at 35 just 1:42 into the second half. Northern Colorado responded with a 14-6 run over the next 6 minutes and didn't look back.
Northern Arizona committed 23 turnovers while the Bears had 14 steals.
Gabe Rogers led Northern Arizona (9-16, 6-9) with 23 points and three rebounds. DeWayne Russell had 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting in 25 minutes off the bench for the Lumberjacks.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.