Nocolorado 25 38 63
Idahost 37 49 86
Date of game: 1/5/2013

Recap: Idaho State vs. Northern Colorado

Pocatello, ID (Sports Network) - Melvin Morgan went off for 27 points to lift the Idaho State Bengals over the Northern Colorado Bears, 86-63, in a Big Sky Conference matchup.

Morgan was 7-of-12 from the field and 5-of-8 from three-point range for Idaho State (2-11, 1-3 Big Sky), which snapped its six-game losing streak. Chris Hansen contributed 19 points while Tomas Sanchez dished out eight assists. Sanchez and Sherrod Baldwin netted 11 points each.

Derrick Barden was 9-of-11 from the floor for 19 points and also came up with eight rebounds for the Bears (3-9, 1-3), who lost their third consecutive game. Tate Unruh was the only other Northern Colorado player to score in double-figures with 14 points.

The Bengals carried a 37-25 lead into halftime after producing a 15-0 run from the 8:18 mark until there was just 3:45 left before the break.

In the second half, Idaho State went 9-of-14 from beyond the arc and outscored the Bears, 49-38, to close out the convincing victory.

Northern Colorado was just 9-of-20 from the free-throw line throughout the game while the Bengals were 23-of-27 at the charity stripe.

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