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

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Northern Colorado vs. Montana: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Northern Colorado 56
(13-18, 5-13 away)
Montana 70
(24-6, 14-1 home)
Venue: Dahlberg Arena
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, March 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northern Colorado 25 31 56
Montana 34 36 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northern Colorado C Osborne 18 C Osborne 12 T Unruh 4
Montana W Cherry 21 K Jamar 10 K Jamar 4

Northern Colorado fell to Montana 70-56 in the semifinals of the Big Sky Tournament on Friday, Mar. 15. The Bears are now 0-3 against Montana this season. Connor Osborne got 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Bears, earning a double-double. Derrick Barden also had a solid outing, scoring a team-high 18 points and adding seven rebounds. Kareem Jamar registered a double-double for the Grizzlies on 19 points and 10 rebounds. Northern Colorado (13-18) finished the regular season fourth in the Big Sky with a 10-10 record in conference play. To get to the semifinals, Northern Colorado beat Montana State (69-56).

Northern Colorado Game Notes

  • Northern Colorado has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-5) after recording 56 or fewer total points.
  • The Bears have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after having a field goal percentage of 37.3 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.6 percent or better this season, Northern Colorado has lost 86 percent of the time (2-12).
  • When the opposition records 27 or more field goals made this season, Northern Colorado has lost 83 percent of the time (2-10).
  • When the opposition records 39 or more rebounds this season, Northern Colorado has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • UNC set a season low for blocks (zero).
  • Northern Colorado has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past four games.
  • Derrick Barden accounted for 32.1 percent of the team's points.
  • Connor Osborne accounted for 34.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Derrick Barden has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 31 games this season.
  • Connor Osborne has led the team in rebounding in five out of 31 games this season.
  • Connor Osborne recorded the second double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Connor Osborne recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Connor Osborne had career highs with eight field goals made, 12 rebounds, and six offensive rebounds.

Montana Game Notes

  • Kareem Jamar recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 10.
  • Will Cherry tallied a team season high in three pointers attempted with eight.
  • The top two scorers (Will Cherry and Kareem Jamar) accounted for 57.1 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kareem Jamar and Spencer Coleman) accounted for 43.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Will Cherry has led the team in scoring nine times in 30 games this season.
  • Kareem Jamar has led the team in rebounding 17 times in 30 games this season.
  • Kareem Jamar recorded the seventh double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Kareem Jamar has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Kareem Jamar recorded a double-double. It was his fourth this season and eighth of his career.
  • This marks the 19th 20-point game of Will Cherry's career.
UNC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Connor Osborne3918122002
ADerrick Barden341871102
BTate Unruh40664102
C+Tim Huskisson32732202
C+Tevin Svihovec35644104
-Greg Tucker5010100
DPaul Garnica11100000
-Bryce Douvier4000000
UM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kareem Jamar3819104211
AWill Cherry352123113
AAndy Martin12540110
BSpencer Coleman26672101
C+Eric Hutchison28950013
C+Keron DeShields18232000
CJordan Gregory27552103
CMichael Weisner13320001

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