Nocolorado 39 23 62
Narizona 25 35 60
Date of game: 3/13/2014

Recap: Northern Ariz vs. Northern Colorado

Ogden, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Derrick Barden scored 15 points as the Northern Colorado Bears held on for a 62-60 decision over the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in the quarterfinal round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament at the Dee Events Center.

Tevin Svihovec added 14 points for the Bears (18-12), while Tate Unruh netted 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting from the floor. Tim Huskisson pulled down a team- high seven boards for Northern Colorado, which will play Weber State in the semifinals on Friday.

Aaseem Dixon paced NAU (15-17) as he knocked down 6-of-10 attempts from 3- point range en route to a game-high 20 points. Max Jacobsen contributed 18 points and Kris Yanku had 12 points.

Svihovec scored all of his points in the first half as Northern Colorado shot 51.7 percent from the floor en route to a 39-25 lead at the intermission. The Lumberjacks were limited to 39.1 percent efficiency from the field in the opening period.

The Bears extended their advantage to 20 as Dominique Lee scored an easy bucket to give them a 56-36 lead at the 9:15 mark of the second stanza. NAU responded with a 22-4 run that cut the deficit to just two points. Trailing, 62-60, the Lumberjacks came up with a crucial stop as Yanku pulled down a board off a Barden missed layup. However, Quinton Upshur missed a game-tying layup just before the buzzer, allowing Northern Colorado to escape with the win.

Despite the loss, NAU enjoyed a 32-27 edge in the rebounding battle and knocked down 5-of-11 attempts from behind the 3-point line in the second half.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

D-backs reportedly land Tomas

The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly come to terms with Cuban power-hitting outfielder Yasmany Tomas on a six-year, $68.5 million contract.

NHL suspends Garbutt, Lowry for separate incidents

The National Hockey League handed down a pair of suspensions on Thanksgiving, one to a member of an American-based club and one to a member of a Canadian franchise.

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.