The score was tied at 30 at the break. Northern Colorado dominated the second half, going on a 27-9 run to lead 57-39 with 10:15 remaining. The Bears shot 35.7 percent from the floor in the first half, but hit 16 of 27 (59.3 percent) in the second half. They also hit 9 of 20 from beyond the arc for the game. UNC got 28 points in the paint and made 16 points off turnovers.