After splitting conference games this season, these two Big Sky rivals provide an enticing match-up in the first round of tournament play.
Cameron Michael scored 18 points, including five 3-pointers, and Dominique Lee sank the winning free throw as Northern Colorado hung on for a 72-71 win over North Dakota on Saturday night.
Drew Bender scored 14 points, including four 3-pointers, to help Northern Colorado to a 95-56 win over Florida A&M in the Wyoming Classic on Sunday.
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.
Larry Nance Jr. scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Wyoming to a 78-70 victory over Northern Colorado on Sunday.
Tim Huskisson scored 16 points, hitting 3 of 4 3-point attempts, to lead Northern Colorado to a dominating 91-55 victory over Southern Utah in a Big Sky Conference game Saturday night.
Anthony Johnson, with 15 points, led five players in double figures as Northern Colorado dominated Division III Colorado College 96-57 Tuesday night.
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.
Daniel Mullings scored 20 points to help New Mexico State hold off Northern Colorado 67-63 Wednesday night.
Derrick Barden scored 21 points and pulled down 14 rebounds Saturday night to lead Northern Colorado to its third straight victory, 78-64 over Sacramento State.