Scores

Final

N Colorado 60

(14-18, 8-8 Big Sky)

Idaho State 67

(13-18, 9-7 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, March 7, 2009

    Holt Arena, Pocatello, Idaho

    1 2 T
    UNCO 36 2460
    IDST 30 3767

    Top Performers

    Northern Colorado: J. Pena 14 Pts, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Idaho State: M. Stucki 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

    Idaho St. 67, N. Colorado 60

    Associated Press

    POCATELLO, Idaho -- Matt Stucki scored 20 points as Idaho State overcame a 6-point halftime deficit and beat Northern Colorado 67-60 in a Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinal game on Saturday night.

    Idaho State (13-18, 10-7 Big Sky) goes on to play Portland State in the tournament semifinals on Tuesday at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.

    With the game tied at 55 with 2:20 remaining, the Bengals outscored Northern Colorado 12-5, getting all of their points at the foul line. The game featured 10 tie scores and 10 lead changes.

    Donnie Carson added 12 points and six rebounds for the Bengals and forward Austin Kilpatrick had 10 points and seven boards.

    Will Figures and John Pena led Northern Colorado (14-18, 8-9) with 14 points apiece.

    Northern Colorado led 36-30 at halftime.

    ISU outrebounded Northern Colorado just 36-35, but NCU had 17 turnovers to Idaho State?s 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNCO
    IDST
    Points 60 67
    FG Made-Attempted 19-53 (.358) 20-52 (.385)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 4-14 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 23-29 (.793)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 7

    2008-09 Season

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