Grand Forks, ND (Sports Network) - Derrick Barden scored 20 points and was a
rebound shy of a double-double as the Northern Colorado Bears defeated the
North Dakota Fighting Sioux in a Big Sky Conference matchup at the Sioux
Tevin Svihovec scored 19 points and Tate Unruh had a double-double of 13
points and 10 rebounds for Northern Colorado (3-6, 1-0 Big Sky). Paul
Garnica chipped in 14 points off the bench.
Aaron Anderson scored 18 points and Mitch Wilmer added 15 for North Dakota
2-8. 0-2) which has lost seven of its last eight. Troy Huff added 14 points
off the bench.
At the end of the first half the score was knotted at 31-31. Northern
Colorado hit on 36.7 percent of its shots while North Dakota connected on
30.3 percent but kept the game even by outscoring the Bears from beyond the
The Bears improved to a blistering 73.7 percent shooting in the second half.
The Fighting Sioux had 36 field goal attempts but hit on only 13 as they
surrendered the contest.
Northern Colorado benefited from a 43-36 edge on the boards while North
Dakota lost despite outscoring the Bears 16-0 on second chance points.
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