Scores

Final

N Arizona 72

(8-10, 5-2 Big Sky)

N Colorado 87

(12-4, 6-1 Big Sky)

9:05 PM ET, January 23, 2014

Butler-Hancock Hall, Greeley, Colorado

1 2 T
NAU 29 4372
UNCO 42 4587

Top Performers

Northern Arizona: Q. Upshur 32 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Northern Colorado: D. Barden 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Hot-shooting N Colorado tops N Arizona, 87-72

Associated Press

GREELEY, Colo. -- Tate Unruh drilled three 3-pointers during a 14-2 first-half run that sparked Northern Colorado to a comfortable, 87-72 win over Northern Arizona Thursday night.

The Bears are unbeaten at home (10-0), and stayed that way by shooting a blistering 59.3 percent from the field, hitting 11 of 16 shots from long range.

Unruh was 5 of 7 from the field, all from behind the 3-point line, finishing with 20 points to lead Northern Colorado (12-4, 6-1 Big Sky). Tim Huskisson was 6 of 12 from the floor, 3 of 5 from behind the arc, to total 19 points. Derrick Barden added 14 points and Tevin Svihovec contributed another 11 off the bench.

Quinton Upshur scored 32 points on 11-of-13 shooting, hitting 7 of 8 from behind the arc, to lead Northern Arizona (8-10, 5-2). Kris Yanku added 20 points off the Lumberjacks bench.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NAU
UNCO
Points 72 87
FG Made-Attempted 25-47 (.532) 32-54 (.593)
3P Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 11-16 (.688)
FT Made-Attempted 14-17 (.824) 12-16 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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» Jan 23, 2014 @UNCO 87, NAU 72Recap
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