Southern Utah beats N. Colorado 83-64 in Big Sky tourney
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Cameron Oluyitan scored 18 points as Southern Utah beat Northern Colorado 83-64 in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Thursday. Jacob Calloway added 17...
Davis scores 16 to carry N. Colorado past Idaho 75-47
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Jordan Davis posted 16 points as Northern Colorado easily beat Idaho 75-47 on Thursday night.
Trent Harris had 15 points for Northern Colorado (17-8, 11-3 Big Sky Conference). Jalen Sanders added six steals.
The Bears forced a season-high 22 turnovers.
Trevon Allen had 15 points for the Vandals (4-20, 1-12), whose losing streak reached 10 games. Scott Blakney added 12 points and eight rebounds.
Davis carries N. Colorado past Sacramento St. 65-59
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis had 24 points as Northern Colorado got past Sacramento State 65-59 on Saturday.
Jonah Radebaugh had 13 points and six rebounds for Northern Colorado (16-8, 10-3 Big Sky Conference). Jalen Sanders added seven rebounds.
Bodie Hume, who was second on the Bears in scoring coming into the matchup with 11 points per game, had only 3 points. He shot 20 percent from behind the arc (1 of 5).
Davis scores 14, Northern Colorado moves into Big Sky lead
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Big Sky scoring leader Jordan Davis had 14 points with nine assists and Northern Colorado defeated Northern Arizona 63-48 on Saturday night in a game that had no scoring in the final 3:47.
Cameron Shelton's layup for NAU provided the game's final points. Northern Colorado missed six shots, NAU missed twice and neither team attempted a free throw in that final stretch.
N. Colorado fends off late Montana State rally for 73-70 win
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Bodie Hume scored 16 points, Jordan Davis added 15 and Big Sky Conference leader Northern Colorado held off Montana State 73-70 on Monday night.
The Bears (11-6, 5-1) moved a half-game over idle Weber State (10-6, 4-1) and a game ahead of Montana State (7-9, 4-2) and Montana (11-6, 4-2).
Northern Colorado trio score 70, rout Northern Arizona 95-60
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Andre Spight, Jalen Sanders and Jordan Davis combined to score 70 points and Northern Colorado routed Northern Arizona, 95-60 on Thursday night.
The Bears held a seven-point lead at intermission, but outscored the Lumberjacks by 28 over the final 20 minutes.
Spight hit 4 of 7 from distance and finished 25 points to lead the Bears. Sanders hit 8 of 10 from the field and totaled 24 points while Davis converted 9 of 10 form the floor to amass 21 points.
Braxton, Harding lift Weber St. past N. Colorado 71-66 in OT
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Zach Braxton scored a career-high 25 points and tied a career high with 13 rebounds and Weber State beat Northern Colorado 71-66 in overtime on Saturday night.
Jerrick Harding scored 23 points and made two free throws at the end of regulation to force overtime, and his jump shot with 2:53 left in the extra session made it 65-63 and Weber State (17-7, 10-2 Big Sky) never trailed again.
Spight scores record 41 points in 86-63 N Colorado win
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Andre Spight set career highs with 41 points and eight 3-pointers to set Northern Colorado's single-game scoring mark as the Bears beat Montana State 86-63 on Saturday.
Jalen Sanders scored 12 points with a career-high 17 rebounds, Jonah Radebaugh added 11 points with 10 boards, and the Bears (15-9, 6-5 Big Sky Conference) made 10 3-pointers and shot 51.5 percent from the field.
Eastern Washington holds 3rd, beats Northern Colorado, 67-65
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Sir Washington scored the final five points to allow Eastern Washington to hold off Northern Colorado, 67-65, in a key Big Sky Conference battle Saturday afternoon.
The Eagles now are no lower than third place in conference after entering the day tied with Idaho and the Bears for third behind unbeaten Montana and idle Weber State.
Northern Colorado uses 20-0 run to beat Idaho State 94-80
GREELY, Colo. (AP) — Andre Spight scored seven of his career-high 30 points during a 20-0 first-half run and Northern Colorado beat Idaho State 94-80 on Saturday.
Spight made 12 of 19 from the field and all five of his free-throw attempts. Anthony Johnson added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Jalen Sanders scored 10 points for Northern Colorado (12-7, 3-3 Big Sky).
Weber State rallies in second half for 78-74 victory
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored 21 points, Zach Braxton added 18 and Weber State defeated Northern Colorado 78-74 on Thursday night.
Harding was right on his average of 21.5 points per game that leads the Big Sky Conference. Ryan Richardson made three 3-pointers and scored 14 points with Ricky Nelson adding 12, including 10 of 11 free throws, for the Wildcats (10-6, 3-1 Big Sky), who have won three straight and six of seven.
Spight, Northern Colorado top Eastern Washington 88-75
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Andre Spight had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help Northern Colorado beat Eastern Washington 88-75 in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams on Friday night.
The Bears (10-4) pushed the lead into double digits for good during an 8-2 run that ended at 74-61, and followed with an 11-4 run that extended to their largest lead at 85-67 with 1:21 to play.
Sanders, Spight lead Northern Colorado past Panhandle State
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Freshman Jalen Sanders had 17 of his career-high 21 points in the first half, Andre Spight finished with 20 points, five rebounds and five assists and Northern Colorado cruised to a 104-53 win over Division II Panhandle State on Sunday.
N. Colorado top D-II Western St. 87-75 behind Davis’ 27 PTs
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 27 points and Anthony Johnson had 18 and Northern Colorado took control in the second half for an 87-75 win on Sunday against Division II Western State Colorado.
The Mountaineers led the Bears 43-39 at halftime, but Northern Colorado (6-3) took control with a 14-3 run with all five players on the floor scoring at least a basket for a 53-46 lead.
UC Davis rallies to beat N Colorado 74-59 behind Moneke
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Chima Moneke scored a career-high 28 points on 10-of-21 shooting, Siler Schneider scored a go-ahead 3-pointer amid a 28-10 second-half run, and UC Davis rallied to beat Northern Colorado 74-59 on Monday night to win their season opener.