Sacramento State vs. Northern Colorado: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Sacramento State vs. Northern Colorado: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Sacramento State 64
(12-12, 3-9 away)
Northern Colorado 78
(9-15, 7-4 home)
Venue: Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion
9:05PM ET / 6:05PM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Sacramento State 27 37 64
Northern Colorado 45 33 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Sacramento State C Demps 13 K Veteto 8 J Carbajal 3
Northern Colorado D Barden 21 D Barden 14 P Garnica 4

Northern Colorado topped Sacramento State 78-64 in conference play on Saturday, Feb. 16. The game was never close, with Northern Colorado leading 45-27 at the half. The Bears even the season series against Sacramento State at 1-1 with the win. Derrick Barden picked up a double-double in the Bears win including a game-high 21 points and 14 rebounds. Tate Unruh also had an excellent game, scoring 20 points and adding four rebounds. Cody Demps finished with a season-high 13 points and six rebounds for the Hornets. This makes three wins in a row for the Bears. The next game will be on Wednesday, Feb. 20 when Northern Colorado (9-15, 7-9 Big Sky) hosts North Dakota (11-14, 8-8 Big Sky).

Northern Colorado Game Notes

  • The last time UNC started the season 9-15 was 2008.
  • The win over Sacramento State extended the Northern Colorado winning streak to three games.
  • UNC beat the spread by 8.5 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Bears have beaten the spread.
  • The Bears have won every game this season (5-0) after recording 78 or more total points.
  • Northern Colorado has won 75 percent of the time this season (6-2) when its field goal percentage has been 50.8 percent or better.
  • UNC has won 80 percent of the time this season (4-1) when opponents record 10 or fewer assists.
  • This season Northern Colorado has won 78 percent of the time (7-2) when Tevin Svihovec has four assists or more.
  • UNC set a season low for turnovers (seven).
  • The Bears have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--UNC has a 9.4 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Derrick Barden recorded a team season high in field goals made with 10.
  • The top two scorers (Derrick Barden and Tate Unruh) accounted for 52.5 percent of the points.
  • Derrick Barden accounted for 38.8 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Derrick Barden has led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding 17 times in 24 games this season.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Tate Unruh's career.
  • Tate Unruh has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Derrick Barden's career.
  • Derrick Barden has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Derrick Barden recorded a double-double. It was the seventh of his career.

Sacramento State Game Notes

  • The top two rebounders (Konner Veteto and Cody Demps) accounted for 42.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Konner Veteto has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 24 games this season.
  • Konner Veteto has three straight double-digit point games.
SacSt PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJ. Carbajal17943000
B+Cody Demps251361000
BKonner Veteto261280003
B-Dylan Garrity31933002
B-Mikh McKinney31822100
CJoey Quigley7320000
CJohn Dickson21641003
D+Joe Eberhard20220000
-Jordan Salley9000011
-J. Demalleville9000001
UNC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Derrick Barden3321142111
A+Tate Unruh372042300
ATim Huskisson331543100
AConnor Osborne15551020
BPaul Garnica17714102
C+Tevin Svihovec29834003
D+Greg Tucker12021000
D+Emmanuel Addo12200000
D-Brendan Keane12000011

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