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

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Northern Colorado vs. Montana State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Northern Colorado 69
(13-17, 5-12 away)
Montana State 56
(13-17, 10-7 home)
Venue: Dahlberg Arena
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, March 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northern Colorado 28 41 69
Montana State 30 26 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northern Colorado T Unruh 21 C Osborne 9 C Osborne 3
Montana State C Moon 15 P Egwuonwu 8 P Egwuonwu 3

Northern Colorado squared off with Montana State on Thursday, Mar. 14 and came out on top against the Bobcats 69-56 in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Tournament. The Bears are now 2-1 against Montana State this season with the win. Tate Unruh had an impressive game for the Bears and put up a game-high 21 points and seven rebounds. Tim Huskisson had 14 points and added seven rebounds. Paul Egwuonwu got 11 points and eight rebounds for the Bobcats.

Northern Colorado Game Notes

  • The last time UNC started the season 13-17 was 2008.
  • The win over Montana State extended the Northern Colorado winning streak to four games.
  • UNC beat the spread by nine points. That makes the 13th time this season the Bears have beaten the spread.
  • UNC has won 75 percent of the time this season (6-2) after holding an opponent to under 39.6 percent field goal percentage.
  • UNC has won 75 percent of the time this season (6-2) when opponents record five or fewer three-pointers.
  • This season Northern Colorado has won 100 percent of the time (6-0) when Tim Huskisson has 14 points or more.
  • The Bears set season highs for blocks (seven) and free throws made (23).
  • The last time UNC recorded at least seven blocks was Feb 04, 2006 against Colorado College.
  • The Bears have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past eight games.
  • This is the first win of the season where the Bears came back after being down at halftime.
  • Tate Unruh accounted for 30.4 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Connor Osborne and Tim Huskisson) accounted for 45.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Tate Unruh has led the team in scoring in nine out of 30 games this season.
  • Connor Osborne has led the team in rebounding in four out of 30 games this season.
  • Connor Osborne had a career high with eight defensive rebounds.
  • This marks the 10th 20-point game of Tate Unruh's career.
  • Tate Unruh has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Tevin Svihovec has four straight double-digit point games.

Montana State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Christian Moon and Paul Egwuonwu) accounted for 46.4 percent of the points.
  • Paul Egwuonwu accounted for 34.7 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Christian Moon has led the team in scoring seven times in 30 games this season.
  • Paul Egwuonwu has led the team in rebounding 19 times in 30 games this season.
  • Paul Egwuonwu has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Christian Moon has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Antonio Biglow has three straight double-digit point games.
UNC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Tate Unruh352172212
ATim Huskisson291471112
B+Connor Osborne36493233
BTevin Svihovec341240202
B-Derrick Barden38842113
C+Paul Garnica9611103
CGreg Tucker14401001
-Emmanuel Addo5010010
MTST PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
APaul Egwuonwu391183101
BChristian Moon341531302
CAntonio Biglow221011103
CCalen Coleman22910001
C-Marcus Colbert33521102
D+Flavien Davis23620002
DDanny Robison16020000
-Michael Dison5000100
-Eric Norman4001000

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