Scores

Final

N. Colorado 70

(6-7, 1-1 Big Sky)

N Arizona 86

(9-5, 1-0 Big Sky)

    4:00 PM ET, December 30, 2007

    J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome, Flagstaff, Arizona

    1 2 T
    UNCO 40 3070
    NAU 44 4286

    Top Performers

    Northern Colorado: N. Kingman 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Northern Arizona: K. Landry 19 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    N. Arizona 86, N. Colorado 70

    Associated Press

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Josh Wilson tied a career high with 20 points and Kyle Landry recorded his sixth double-double of the season with 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead Northern Arizona to an 86-70 win over Northern Colorado in its Big Sky Conference opener on Sunday.

    NAU (9-5, 1-0 Big Sky) led by as many as 12 points midway through the first half when UNC went on a 19-2 run thanks to multiple clutch 3-pointers from Neal Kingman and Jefferson Mason to take a 27-22 lead with 7:34 left.

    NAU answered with a 19-4 run from the 1:17 mark of the first half through the 15:48 of the second and never looked back.

    Kingman led UNC (6-7, 1-1) with 17 points. Mason had 14, while Sean Taibi had 13 and Jabril Banks 10.

    Nate Geiser finished with 16 points for NAU. Zarko Comagic had 11 points, while Zach Filzen had 10. Ryan McCurdy had 11 rebounds for Northern Arizona.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNCO
    NAU
    Points 70 86
    FG Made-Attempted 27-60 (.450) 30-57 (.526)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 10-16 (.625)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 16-18 (.889)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

    2007-08 Season

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