Recap: Northern Colorado vs. Sacramento St

The Sports NetworkJanuary 25, 2014 

Greeley, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Derrick Barden registered a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds as the Northern Colorado Bears posted a 72-62 win over the Sacramento State Hornets in Big Sky Conference play at Butler- Hancock Sports Pavilion.

Tim Huskisson accounted for a team-best 18 points and Jordan Wilson 11 for the Bears (12-4, 6-1 Big Sky) as they picked up their third straight win and the seventh in the last eight outings.

Sacramento State (6-10, 2-5) was paced by Mikh McKinney and Cody Demps with 16 points apiece, followed by Dylan Garrity with 14 before fouling out. With the setback the Hornets have now dropped two straight and three of the last four.

The visitors shot an impressive 54.2 percent from the field in the first half, but still Sacramento State trailed by three at the break, 37-34.

In the second half the Bears increased their lead to double digits, even as they converted only 16.7 percent behind the 3-point line in the frame.

UNC produced a convincing 37-20 advantage in the rebounding department and also outscored the Hornets by a huge 26-10 margin at the free-throw line as well.

Game Notes

Bradenton Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service