Nocolorado 54
Wichitast 38 42 80
Date of game: 12/8/2012

Recap: Wichita State vs. Northern Colorado

Wichita, KS (Sports Network) - Cleanthony Early posted 16 points as No. 24 Wichita State took an 80-54 win over Northern Colorado.

Nick Wiggins gave 14 points and Demetric Williams scored 12 points for the Shockers (9-0), who have won all but two of their games by double-digits.

"At the end of the day, we know what kind of coach that we got and we know that every day he is going to try and bring the best out of us," said Williams.

Derrick Barden had a game-high 19 points and Emmanuel Addo gave 10 points for the Bears (1-6), who have dropped six straight after opening the season with a win.

Wichita State scored 14 of the first 16 points in this game and never trailed. A layup from Early made it a 14-2 game five minutes in.

A 10-0 run later in the first half saw the Shockers take a 20-point lead as Williams capped the run with a layup for a 33-13 advantage with 4 1/2 minutes left in the first half.

Wichita State took a 38-19 lead into the break, but six straight points from Northern Colorado early in the second half saw the team cut the deficit to 15 points.

The Bears couldn't get any closer than that, though, as the Shockers were able to hold them at arm's length the rest of the way.

"This is a really good team and I'm really proud of our team and the way they battled," Northern Colorado coach B.J. Hill said. "I feel so much better right now about our team than I did three days ago. It's a huge difference."

Game Notes

Wichita State now leads the series, 2-1, but this was the first game played since the 1939-40 season ... The Shockers shot 55.6 percent from the floor, while Northern Colorado hit 42.3 percent of its attempts.

In the FCS Huddle: Missouri Valley on a playoff push

Anybody and everybody across the FCS embraced the expansion of the playoff field by four teams to 24 last year, knowing it would bring in more deserving qualifiers.

NASCAR News
Hamlin's No. 11 team hammered with severe penalties

NASCAR handed down severe penalties to Denny Hamlin's No. 11 team in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday after his Joe Gibbs Racing car failed post-race inspection this past Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.