Nocolorado 35 37 72
Sacramento 32 47 79
Date of game: 1/26/2013

Recap: Sacramento St vs. Northern Colorado

Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - Mikh McKinney had a game-high 26 points to lead the Sacramento State Hornets to a 79-72 win over the Northern Colorado Bears in Big Sky action at the Nest.

Konner Veteto finished with 14 points, John Dickson chipped in 11 and Joe Eberhard tallied 10 for Sacramento State (10-8, 5-4 Big Sky) which has won back-to-back games.

Tevin Svihovec netted 21 points, Derrick Barden had 16 points and was a rebound shy of a double-double and Tate Unruh and Emmanuel Addo each contributed 11 points for Northern Colorado (5-13, 3-7) which has lost consecutive games.

Both teams shot well in the first half. Sacramento State hit an even 50 percent from the field while Northern Colorado turned in a 48.3 percent effort. The Bears managed to take the 35-32 lead at the half by outscoring the Hornets from beyond the arc (15-9).

Each team shot an identical 57.7 percent from the field and hit six triples in the second half. The Hornets were able to pull away for the win with an 11-1 edge in points from the free-throw line.

Northern Colorado lost despite a 30-23 edge in rebounds. Both teams managed to take double-digit leads in the contest.

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