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Northern Colorado Bears (15-15)


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@ PorSt 
L 75-91
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vs. SoUt 
W 77-67
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vs. NoAri 
W 76-74
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vs. NorDak 
W 72-71
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@ NoAri 
L 57-63
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Northern Arizona rolls to 63-57 win over Northern Colorado

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Aaseem Dixon hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points to help No. 4 seed Northern Arizona beat fifth-seeded Northern Colorado 63-57 in the first round of the Big Sky tournament on Thursday night.

Northern Arizona (19-13) will play top-seeded Montana in a semifinal game on Friday.

Kris Yanku scored 15 points and Ako Kaluna chipped in 10 for Northern Arizona, which never trailed. The Lumberjacks shot just 22 of 58 (38 percent) from the field but hit 12 of 13 free throws, including 12 straight, compared with the Bears 12-of-18 shooting from the line.

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Leaders
Points: T. Svihovec13.5
Rebounds: D. Lee7.4
Assists: T. Svihovec2.8
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: T. Svihovec75.8%
3P%: J. Wilson40.2%
Steals: D. Lee1.2
Blocks: D. Lee0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-1
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin36-4
4 Duke35-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke35-4
2 Wisconsin36-4
3 Kentucky38-1
4 Arizona34-4
5 Notre Dame32-6
6 Gonzaga35-3
7 Michigan State27-12
8 Virginia30-4
9 Villanova33-3
10 Louisville27-9
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Big Sky Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Eastern Washington 14-4 26-9
Montana 14-4 20-13
Sacramento State 13-5 21-12
Northern Arizona 13-5 23-15
Northern Colorado 10-8 15-15
Portland State 9-9 15-14
Idaho 8-10 13-17
Weber State 8-10 13-17
Southern Utah 7-11 10-19
North Dakota 4-14 8-22
Idaho State 4-14 7-23
Montana State 4-14 7-23
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.7 (29)
Rebounds: 11.3 (125)
Assists: 12.3 (197)
FG%: 47.5% (26)
FT%: 71.4% (100)
3P%: 38.1% (41)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 73.4 (324)
Rebounds: 21.2 (328)
Assists: 13.8 (297)
FG%: 47.5% (342)
FT%: 70.2% (238)
3P%: 39.4% (349)
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