Nocolorado 23 32 55
Montanast 25 45 70
Date of game: 1/16/2014

Recap: Montana State vs. Northern Colorado

Bozeman, MT (SportsNetwork.com) - Paul Egwuonwu scored a team-high 13 points to help the Montana State Bobcats to a 70-55 victory over the Northern Colorado Bears in a Big Sky Conference matchup at Worthington Arena.

Michael Dison chipped in 12 points and seven rebounds for Montana State (9-7, 4-1 Big Sky) as it picked up its fourth win in five outings.

The Bears (10-4, 4-1) were led by Tate Unruh, who tallied 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor. Tim Huskisson contributed 14 points and eight boards in the team's first conference loss of the campaign.

MSU took a 25-23 lead into the intermission despite connecting on only 34.5 percent of its shots from the field in the first half. The Bears made only 1- of-7 tries from 3-point range in the opening 20 minutes of the contest.

UNC made 54.2 percent of its field goal attempts, but missed all five of its tries from beyond the arc in the second period. The Bobcats made 17-of-31 shots from the field and converted 9-of-10 attempts at the free-throw line to extend their advantage after the break.

MSU's reserves outscored the Bears' bench, 28-15. The Bobcats committed only five turnovers and turned UNC's 11 miscues into 14 points.

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