Scores

Final

Idaho State 66

(4-13, 1-4 Big Sky)

N. Colorado 78

(15-3, 4-1 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, January 9, 2010

    Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion, Greeley, Colorado

    1 2 T
    IDST 35 3166
    UNCO 37 4178

    Top Performers

    Idaho State: A. Morgan 25 Pts, 3 Reb

    Northern Colorado: C. Kaba 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    N. Colorado 78, Idaho St. 66

    Associated Press

    GREELEY, Colo. -- Chris Kaba scored 17 points and Northern Colorado pulled away to beat Idaho State 78-66 Saturday night.

    Will Figures added 16 points and Taylor Montgomery had 13 for Northern Colorado (15-3, 4-2 Big Sky), which won its 11th straight at home dating to last February. It's the third-longest home-winning streak in the school's history.

    With the victory, the Bears, who have won six in a row overall, exceeded their win total from last season, when they finished 14-18.

    Amorrow Morgan's 25 points led Idaho State (4-13, 1-4). Broderick Gilchrest added 15 points and Donnie Carson 12 for the Bengals, who lost their third straight.

    The Bengals managed to pull within 67-65 on a fastbreak layup by Broderick Gilchrest with 2:06 remaining but Mike Proctor tipped in his own miss with 1:20 left and the Bears made 9 of 10 free throws down the stretch to secure the victory.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IDST
    UNCO
    Points 66 78
    FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 23-55 (.418)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 8-23 (.348)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 24-29 (.828)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 12

    2009-10 Season

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