After splitting conference games this season, these two Big Sky rivals provide an enticing match-up in the first round of tournament play.
Jordan Wilson and Corey Spence scored 14 points apiece to lead Northern Colorado to a dominating 93-58 victory over Colorado Christian on Monday night.
Tevin Svihovec scored 17 points and had five assists to lead Northern Colorado to an 83-62 win over Division II Black Hills State Friday night.
Derrick Barden scored 15 points and No. 6 seed Northern Colorado held off third-seeded Northern Arizona 62-60 in a Big Sky tournament quarterfinal matchup Thursday.
Tevin Svihovec scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 8 seconds left as Northern Colorado finished a stunning comeback to beat Bethune-Cookman 65-60 Saturday night.
J.J. Avila shot 9-of-13 from the field and scored 28 points as Colorado State came back to beat Northern Colorado 72-65 on Friday night.
Daniel Mullings scored 20 points to help New Mexico State hold off Northern Colorado 67-63 Wednesday night.
Tate Unruh scored 23 points and made five 3-pointers to lead Northern Colorado to an 85-75 victory against Portland State on Saturday night.
Hot-shooting Northern Colorado got 23 points from Tevin Svihovec on the way to an 85-72 victory over Montana State on Saturday night.
Tevin Svihovec tied the game with a driving layup late in regulation, then won it with a similar play with a minute left in overtime as Northern Colorado snapped a four-game losing skid with a 64-62 victory over Northern Arizona on Monday night.