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...
N. Colorado faces Southern Utah in Big Sky quarters
No. 7 seed Southern Utah (15-15, 10-11) vs. No. 2 seed Northern Colorado (21-10, 15-5)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Thursday, 6:30 p.m....
N. Colorado looks to extend streak vs N. Arizona
Northern Arizona (9-20, 7-12) vs. Northern Colorado (21-9, 15-4)
Bank of Colorado Arena, Greeley, Colorado; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Northern Colorado looks for its fifth...
N. Colorado looks for road win vs Southern Utah
Northern Colorado (20-9, 14-4) vs. Southern Utah (14-14, 9-10)
Centrum Arena, Cedar City, Utah; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Northern Colorado looks for its fourth straight win...
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis had 20 points as Northern Colorado got past Idaho State 71-62 on Saturday night.
Bodie Hume had 15 points for Northern Colorado (20-9, 14-4 Big Sky...
Idaho State looks to end streak vs N. Colorado
Idaho State (9-16, 5-11) vs. Northern Colorado (19-9, 13-4)
Bank of Colorado Arena, Greeley, Colorado; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Northern Colorado looks to extend Idaho State's...
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis had 34 points as Northern Colorado easily defeated Weber State 85-61 on Thursday night.
Trent Harris had 16 points for Northern Colorado (19-9, 13-4 Big...
Weber State looks for road win vs N. Colorado
Weber State (16-11, 10-6) vs. Northern Colorado (18-9, 12-4)
Bank of Colorado Arena, Greeley, Colorado; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Weber State looks for its third straight win...
Toppin scores 19 to lead Dayton past UMass 72-48
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Obi Toppin had 19 points and eight rebounds as Dayton rolled past UMass 72-48 on Tuesday night.
N Colorado’s Davis sinks free throws and Montana 74-72
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 23 points and his two free throws with five seconds left gave Northern Colorado a 74-72 win over Montana on Monday night.
Montana looks to extend streak vs N. Colorado
Northern Colorado (17-9, 11-4) vs. Montana (20-6, 13-2)
Dahlberg Arena, Missoula, Montana; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Montana looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head...
Cunningham scores 21 to lift Dayton over Davidson 74-73
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 21 points, including the game-winning free throw with 2.2 seconds left, and Dayton beat Davidson 74-73 on Tuesday night, snapping the Wildcats' 17-game...
Peatling leads E. Washington past N. Colorado 88-78 in OT
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling drove for a layup to open the scoring in overtime and Eastern Washington easily won the extra period to knock off Northern Colorado 88-78 on Saturday afternoon.
Tyler Kidd followed with a 3 and completed the scoring with two free throws as the Eagles outscored Northern Colorado 13-3 in OT.
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).
Crutcher scores 20 to lead Dayton past Rhode Island 77-48
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Jalen Crutcher tied his season high with 20 points as Dayton easily beat Rhode Island 77-48 on Saturday.
Obi Toppin had 19 points for Dayton (16-8, 8-3 Atlantic 10 Conference). Josh Cunningham added 13 points. Jordan Davis had 12 points for the visiting team.
Rhode Island scored 21 second-half points, a season low for the team.
Radebaugh scores 28, Northern Colorado beats Portland State
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jonah Radebaugh had a career-high 28 points, Jordan Davis added 25 points, and Northern Colorado beat Portland State 80-62 on Thursday night.
Radebaugh made 8 of 10 shots, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, and grabbed eight rebounds, Bodie Hume added 12 points for the Bears (14-8, 8-3 Big Sky), who moved past Weber State into second place and stayed a game behind Montana in the conference standings.
Hall hits late jumper as Montana St. beats Northern Colorado
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Tyler Hall had 23 points, including the final seven of the game, to help Montana State beat Northern Colorado 69-66 on Monday night.
Keljin Blevins added 13 points and eight rebounds for Montana State (9-12, 6-5 Big Sky Conference).
Toppin, Crutcher rally Dayton past Duquesne
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin scored a career-high 26 points, Jalen Crutcher added 16 and Dayton turned back Duquesne 68-64 in a showdown for third place in the Atlantic 10 Conference on Saturday.
Crutcher hit three 3-pointers and combined with Toppin to go 10 of 16 from the field as the Flyers (15-7, 7-2) erased an 11-point deficit with less than 15 minutes to play. After missing its first nine treys, Dayton hit 5 of 7.
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.
Cunningham’s double-double leads Dayton to 75-52 victory
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Cunningham had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Obadiah Toppin added 19 points to go with nine rebounds as Dayton sprinted to an early lead and coasted to a 75-52 win over Fordham on Saturday afternoon.
Jordan Davis and Jalen Crutcher contributed 10 points apiece with Crutcher dishing out six assists and Davis with five for the Flyers (13-7, 5-2 Atlantic 10 Conference). Cunningham had 10 points and nine rebounds in the first half.
George Mason scores final 7 points, edges Dayton 67-63
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jarred Reuter scored 14 points, including two free throws with 10 seconds left to seal the win, and a steal on the final play for good measure as George Mason defeated Dayton 67-63 Wednesday night.
The loss was just the second for Dayton on its home court, the other was to then-No. 25 Mississippi State. George Mason continues its best conference start in six seasons since joining the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Weber St. alone atop Big Sky, beats Northern Colorado 78-64
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cody John scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half to help Weber State pull away and beat Northern Colorado 78-64 on Saturday night in a game for sole possession of first place in the Big Sky Conference.
Weber State (12-6, 6-1 Big Sky Conference) has won seven of its last eight games. Northern Colorado (11-7, 5-2) has lost two of its last three since starting conference play 4-0. The Bears host Weber State on Feb. 28.
Dayton outlasts St. Bonaventure 89-86 in double overtime
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Mikesell matched his career high with 21 points, leading six Dayton players in double figures, and the Flyers outlasted St. Bonaventure 89-86 in double overtime on Saturday.
Evans scores VCU’s final 7, Rams end Dayton’s 6-game streak
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marcus Evans scored 17 points, including VCU's final seven points, and the Rams beat Dayton 76-71 on Wednesday night to end the Flyers' six-game winning streak.
Evans nailed a deep 3-pointer from the top of the key for a 72-69 lead with 33.8 remaining. Dayton missed a driving layup in traffic and Evans was fouled and hit two free throws with 22.9 to go.
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).
Dayton leans on Crutcher, Davis to down UMass 72-67
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 21 points and Jalen Crutcher's go-ahead 3-pointer with 56 seconds left helped send Dayton past UMass 72-67 on Sunday.
Rashaan Holloway's jumper with 1:36 remaining tied it at 67 for the Minutemen but they missed their last two shot attempts thereafter. Trey Landers made two of four foul shots in the final 13 seconds and Dayton (11-5, 3-0 Atlantic 10) held on. Dayton led 38-33 at halftime and never trailed after intermission.
Pridgett scores 29 as Montana tops Northern Colorado
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Sayeed Pridget scored 29 points, making 11 of 13 shots including all four of his 3-pointers, and Montana got back on track after a two-game skid with an 88-64 thumping of Northern Colorado on Saturday.
Davis hits 7 treys, sparks Dayton’s comeback, 72-66
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 25 points with seven 3-pointers and Dayton overcame a huge deficit to edge George Washington 72-66 on Wednesday night for its fifth straight win.
Justin Mazzulla scored eight of his 11 points early as George Washington sprinted out 18-4. The Colonials made their first six shots, including four from beyond the 3-point arc, and led 33-11 midway through the first.
Davis scores 30 again, Northern Colorado beats EWU 75-63
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 30 points with five assists, freshman Bodie Hume had 21 points and eight rebounds and Northern Colorado beat Eastern Washington 75-63 on Monday night.
Hume dominated the first half and Davis, the Big Sky's leading scorer, did the same in the second 20 minutes in scoring 30-plus for the third time this season. Hume had 19 points in the first 20 minutes to help UNC build a 45-26 lead.
Northern Colorado holds off Idaho 83-79 in OT
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis had 29 points, and Kai Edwards scored on a putback with 16 seconds left in overtime to help Northern Colorado hold off Idaho 83-79 on Saturday night and remain undefeated in the Big Sky Conference.
Davis, Hunter lead Northern Colorado by Portland State 73-60
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 26 points and Bodie Hume had 19 with a back-breaking 3-pointer to lead Northern Colorado to a 73-60 win over Portland State on Monday.
With the game clock dipping under a minute and the shot clock running out, Hume drilled a 3-pointer that gave the Bears a 68-60 lead. The Vikings missed their next four shots and Northern Colorado got a runout layup for Davis and three free throws to close with an 8-0 run.
Northern Colorado rallies to beat Sacramento State 70-65
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 21 of his 28 points in the second half Saturday night to help Northern Colorado overcome a 10-point halftime deficit to beat Sacramento State 70-65 in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams.
Dayton holds off Georgia Southern 94-90
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting to help Dayton beat Georgia Southern 94-90 in the final nonconference game for both teams on Saturday.
Obi Toppin made 9 of 10 shots and added 22 points for the Flyers (8-5), who won their third straight. Jalen Crutcher had 17 points and seven assists, Jordan Davis scored 13, and Trey Landers had nine points and 10 rebounds.
Dayton uses hot start to defeat Presbyterian 81-69
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jalen Crutcher scored 19 points, Jordan Davis added 18 and Trey Landers had a double-double as Dayton used a dominating first half to defeat Presbyterian 81-69 on Saturday.
Landers had 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Flyers (7-5). Three other players had eight and leading scorer Josh Cunningham (16.0 points per game) scored only five, but made both the shots he took. Only seven players played for Dayton.
Northern Colorado roars to 118-52 win for 6th victory
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 24 points and Trent Harris added 21 as Northern Colorado roared out to an early lead on its way to an 118-52 victory over Division III Johnson & Wales (Colo.) on Tuesday night.
Northern Colorado set a school record for largest margin of victory at 66 points.
Hot-shooting Dayton downs Detroit Mercy 98-59
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin scored a career-high 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds, Josh Cunningham added 20 points, and Dayton shot 71 percent in the first half to beat Detroit Mercy 98-59 on Tuesday night.
Jalen Crutcher added 16 points with six assists and Jordan Davis had 13 points with a career-high seven assists for the Flyers (5-3), who finished shooting 69 percent to the Titans' 35 percent and outscored them 54-22 in the paint. Ryan Mikesell added 10 points.
Texas Tech still undefeated after 93-63 win over N. Colorado
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jarrett Culver had 20 points and six assists, reserve guard Kyler Edwards scored 19 on 7-of-7 shooting and Texas Tech stayed unbeaten with a 93-62 victory against Northern Colorado on Saturday.
Edwards made a layup midway through the second half that capped an 18-4 spurt that pushed Texas Tech (6-0) to a 25-point lead. Four different players made a 3-pointer during a 3-minute span early in that run.
Louisville suspends 4 before facing No. 17 Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has suspended junior tight end Jordan Davis, freshman running back Javian Hawkins, junior running back Malik Staples and sophomore running back Dae Williams for Saturday night's game against rival and No. 17 Kentucky for an unspecified violation of team rules.
Davis scores 32, Northern Colorado beats Pepperdine 88-80
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 32 points with four 3-pointers and Northern Colorado pulled away from Pepperdine late to win 88-80 on Tuesday night.
Matej Drgon and Trent Harris scored 12 points apiece off the bench and Jonah Radebaugh added 11 for the Bears (2-0), who made 25 of 32 free throws and 13 of 30 3-pointers to the Waves' 8 of 18.
Dayton beats Coppin State 76-46
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin scored 19 on 8-of-10 shooting, Ryan Mikesell had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Dayton beat Coppin State 76-46 on Saturday night.
The Flyers (2-0) dominated both halves, leading by as much as 25 before the intermission and extending the lead to 76-37 before the Eagles (0-2) closed the game on a 9-0 run. It was the first time since a 67-46 win over Saint Louis on January 22, 2017, that the Flyers held an opponent under 50 points.
Northern Colorado routs D-III Colorado College 126-56
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Trent Harris made 11 3-pointers and finished with 33 points and Northern Colorado won its season opener with a 126-56 rout of Division III Colorado College on Friday night.
Toppin’s 18, 10 in 1st start lifts Dayton past North Florida
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin, pressed into starting in his first collegiate game, scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Dayton to a 78-70 win over North Florida in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday night.
Jordan Davis added 16 points and Trey Landers added 15 with 10 rebounds for the Flyers, who stretched a 41-35 halftime lead to 20 points with 8:24 to play. After the field goal by Dwayne Cohill, Dayton scored its final six points from the foul line.
LAFAYETTE — Billy Napier feels that his team is right where it should be heading into the final week of spring football.
“There was lots of good and lots of bad,” Louisiana-Lafayette’s first-year coach said following a scrimmage Saturday. “I think you would say that about a lot of scrimmages. Nothing you would not expect.
“You know this was our 12th practice and second scrimmage. The good intangible thing is that we are a better football team.”
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Andre Spight scored 40 points with seven of Northern Colorado's 17 3-pointers and the Beats beat Sam Houston State 99-80 on Wednesday night in the CIT semifinals.
Northern Colorado made its first 10 shots from the field with four 3-pointers and Spight scored 16 points in the first half to help the Bears build a 42-39 lead after shooting 68 percent overall, including 8 of 14 from distance.
Spight was 15 of 24 from the floor to reach 1,000 career points and UNC shot 59 percent.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 21 points to lead four in double-figure scoring as Northern Colorado rolled to an 82-59 victory over Northern Arizona on Tuesday in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament.
The fifth-seeded Bears (21-10) will face fourth-seeded Weber State (20-10) in a Thursday quarterfinal.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Darrell Davis posted 20 points or better for the seventh time this season and led five players into double-figure scoring as Dayton knocked off George Washington, 88-78 Saturday afternoon in the Atlantic 10 Conference regular season finale for both schools.
Both schools entered the final day of the regular season tied with Duquesne for the No. 9 seed in the A-10 tournament. The Dukes play a night game at UMass.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Andre Spight scored 37 points on 15-of-24 shooting to help Northern Colorado beat Portland State 85-78 on Thursday night.
Jordan Davis added 17 points, five assists and two steals for the Bears. Northern Colorado (20-10, 11-6 Big Sky) has won four in a row and six of its last seven.
Northern Colorado beats North Dakota 79-66
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Jonah Radebaugh had 19 points and 11 rebounds on Saturday and Northern Colorado beat North Dakota 79-66.
Radebaugh was 5 of 7 from 3-point range and 7 of 10 from the field overall. Jordan Davis and Andre Spight added 16 points each and Anthony Johnson scored 12 for the Bears (19-10, 10-6 Big Sky), who won their third straight and fifth of the last six.