Scores

Final

Montana 45

(10-5, 2-1 Big Sky)

N Colorado 63

(7-7, 3-0 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, January 6, 2011

    Butler-Hancock Hall, Greeley, Colorado

    1 2 T
    MONT 24 2145
    UNCO 36 2763

    Top Performers

    Montana: A. Steward 7 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Northern Colorado: D. Beitzel 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    N. Colorado 63, Montana 45

    Associated Press

    GREELEY, Colo. -- Devon Beitzel scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half as Northern Colorado ended Montana's five-game winning streak with a 63-45 victory on Thursday night.

    Beitzel made only 2 of 4 shots in the first half, but the Big Sky's leading scorer closed the game with the last six points for Northern Colorado (7-7, 3-0).

    Elliott Lloyd added 12 for the Bears, who are off to their first 3-0 start in their five years in the conference.

    Will Cherry had 11 points for Montana (10-5, 2-1). No other Grizzly player had more than eight as the team shot only 33 percent from the field.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    UNCO
    Points 45 63
    FG Made-Attempted 15-46 (.326) 22-52 (.423)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 12-16 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 20

    2010-11 Season

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