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NCAA Game Summary - UC Riverside at Northern Colorado



(Monday, December 16 )

Final Score: Northern Colorado 63, UC Riverside 60

Greeley, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Tate Unruh scored 24 points and collected 10 rebounds as the Northern Colorado Bears rallied for a 63-60 victory over the UC Riverside Highlanders at Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion.

Unruh connected on 6-of-9 shots from 3-point range and Derrick Barden added 14 points for Northern Colorado (6-2).

Chris Patton tallied 17 points and eight rebounds off the bench for UC Riverside (3-6). Steven Thornton chipped in 11 points and Taylor Johns tacked on 10.

The Bears had a 29-26 lead at halftime. During the first period Northern Colorado sank just 39.3 percent of its field goal attempts but UC Riverside shot at a 36 percent rate.

Both teams improved after the break with the Bears connecting on 52 percent from the floor while the Highlanders hit on 46.2 percent. Despite the shooting advantage, with just over three minutes to play, the Bears trailed by a 60-56 score. However, sparked by a dunk and layup from Barden, they ended the game on a 7-0 run to pull out the victory.

Northern Colorado had a slight edge on points in the paint (28-24). The game featured eight ties and 11 lead changes.

12/16 23:10:54 ET

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Local
Final
DUR 4
GWI 2
 
10th
DUR 0
GWI 3
 
Final
DET 8
CLE 6
Final
CIN 2
CHC 5
Final
TAM 5
TOR 1
Final
MIA 6
WAS 2
Final
PHI 5
ATL 4
Final
BAL 18
BOS 7
 
Final
MIL 6
STL 3
 
7th
CWS 5
KAN 3
 
5th
ANA 0
TEX 2
 
4th
OAK 2
HOU 3
 
4th
SDP 1
LOS 0
 
4th
SEA 0
MIN 2
 
3rd
ARI 0
PIT 2
 
4:10pm Today
COL 0
SFG 0
8:05pm Tonight
NYY
NYM
Final
BOS 93
CLE 101
3rd
SAN 64
LAC 65
 
6:30pm Tonight
WAS
TOR
9:00pm Tonight
DAL
HOU
2nd Intermission
MIN 2
STL 1
 
6:00pm Tonight
OTT
MON
Final
DUR 4
GWI 2
 
10th
DUR 0
GWI 3