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Recap - Northern Colorado Defeats Eastern Washington 72-56

Tate Unruh scored 21 points leading Northern Colorado to a 72-56 victory over Eastern Washington at Butler-Hancock Pavilion on Saturday.

Northern Colorado was a 7.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Derrick Barden had 15 points for Northern Colorado and Tim Huskisson chipped in with 14 points. Tevin Svihovec had 6 assists for them, while Derrick Barden was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.

Eastern Washington got 15 points from Venky Jois in a losing cause and another 13 points from Collin Chiverton. Daniel Hill contributed 5 assists for them, while Venky Jois had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Northern Colorado were victorious, as the score was 33-30 at the break.

Northern Colorado had a 47-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.