GREELY, Colo. -- Tim Huskisson scored 18 points as Northern Colorado topped Sacramento State 72-62 Saturday night to remain tied for first place -- with Weber State -- in the Big Sky Conference.
Jordan Wilson hit a 3-pointer with 15:26 remaining, sparking a 15-6 run that ended with Northern Colorado (13-4, 7-1) opening up a 59-50 lead, the biggest by either team in the game.
Dylan Garrity's jumper with 27 seconds left pulled Sacramento State (6-11, 2-6) within six, 68-62, but the Bears made 4 of 4 free throws to close out the game.
Northern Colorado out-rebounded Sacramento State 37-20, including 15-5 on the offensive glass. The Bears held a 15-6 edge in second-chance points and 28-16 advantage in points in the paint.
Derrick Barden finished with 14 points and 13 rebounds while Jordan Wilson scored 11 in the win.