Idaho State vs. Northern Colorado: Recap and Stats

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Idaho State vs. Northern Colorado: Recap and Stats
Idaho State 63
(4-16, 1-12 away)
Northern Colorado 78
(6-13, 5-3 home)
Venue: Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion
9:05PM ET / 6:05PM PT, January 31, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Idaho State 28 35 63
Northern Colorado 29 49 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Idaho State M Morgan 18 N Walters 7 T Sanchez 3
Northern Colorado P Garnica 21 D Barden 8 T Svihovec 6

On Thursday, January 31st, Idaho State was outscored 45-24 from beyond the arc by Northern Colorado and was easily defeated by the Bears 78-63 in conference play. The game was competitive in the first half, as Idaho State trailed just 29-28 at halftime, but they couldn't keep pace in the second half and were eventually blown out. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. Neveij Walters put up 10 points plus seven rebounds for the Bengals. Melvin Morgan had 18 points and added two rebounds. For the Bears, Paul Garnica got a season-high 21 points (3 Reb 3 Stl), including 6-of-8 shooting from three-point range. The next game will be on Saturday, February 2nd when Idaho State (4-16, 3-8 Big Sky) travels to North Dakota (8-12, 5-6 Big Sky).

Idaho State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 4:36 left to go.
  • The last time ISU started the season 4-16 was 1998.
  • Idaho State has lost 100% of the time this season (0-8) after recording 9 or fewer free throws made.
  • Idaho State has lost 75% of the time this season (3-9) after committing 11 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 7 or more steals this season, Idaho State has lost 89% of the time (1-8).
  • When the opposition commits 12 or fewer turnovers this season, Idaho State has lost 80% of the time (3-12).
  • Idaho State has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 7 games.
  • The top two scorers (Melvin Morgan and Neveij Walters) accounted for 44.4% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Neveij Walters and Andre` Hatchett) accounted for 48.1% of the rebounds.
  • Melvin Morgan has led the team in scoring in 8 out of 20 games this season.
  • Neveij Walters has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 20 games this season.
  • Melvin Morgan has 5 straight double-digit point games.

Northern Colorado Game Notes

  • Paul Garnica recorded a team season high in three-pointers with 6.
  • The top two scorers (Paul Garnica and Tim Huskisson) accounted for 46.1% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Derrick Barden and Connor Osborne) accounted for 40.7% of the rebounds.
  • Paul Garnica has led the team in scoring 3 times in 19 games this season.
  • Derrick Barden has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 19 games this season.
  • Tevin Svihovec has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Tate Unruh set a career high with 5 three-pointers.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Paul Garnica's career.
  • Paul Garnica set a career high with 6 three-pointers.
ISU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ANeveij Walters221070231
BMelvin Morgan281822103
BAndre` Hatchett29961100
BSherrod Baldwin14802102
B-Jakub Kusmieruk5230010
CChris Hansen30930002
CNnamdi Ezenwa18031000
C-Tomas Sanchez28423003
C-Nick Mason10300000
DAvibakuro Preh12001000
-Dejan Kostur3000000
UNC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Paul Garnica212131302
ATate Unruh231533301
BTevin Svihovec301016102
BTim Huskisson251521000
BDerrick Barden30780001
BJames Davis19533001
CEmmanuel Addo17222001
CConnor Osborne17231012
-Greg Tucker10012001
-Brendan Keane3000000
-Bryce Douvier3100000

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