Greeley, CO (Sports Network) - Derrick Barden scored 21 points and pulled down
14 rebounds as the Northern Colorado Bears posted a 78-64 win over the
Sacramento State Hornets in Big Sky Conference action at Butler-Hancock Sports
Tate Unruh added 20 points and Tim Huskisson 15 for the Bears (9-15, 7-9 Big
Sky) as they won their third game in a row.
The Hornets (12-12, 7-9) were paced by Cody Demps who tallied 13 points and
six rebounds off the bench, followed by Konner Veteto with 12 points and eight
boards as the team bowed for the second time in as many outings.
UNC shot an impressive 51.4 percent from the floor in the first half and also
beat the visitors on the glass, 22-14, in order to post a 45-27 lead at the
In the second half both squads converted 50 percent from the floor, but the
Hornets connected on only 2-of-11 behind the 3-point line, allowing UNC to
control the outcome.
Sacramento State shot only 3-of-17 beyond the arc on the night as well as a
disappointing 9-of-18 at the charity stripe.
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