GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Will Figures scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half as Northern Colorado avenged its worst loss of the season with a 74-68 victory on Sunday.
Neal Kingman added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Northern Colorado (18-5, 7-3 Big Sky). Mike Proctor had 12 and Devon Beitzel and Chris Kaba 11 each for the Bears, who lost 87-63 to the Bobcats on Dec. 4 in Bozeman, Mont.
Northern Colorado reached 18 wins for the first time since 1989.
Branden Johnson had four 3-pointers and a career-high 16 points for Montana State (11-10, 6-4). Bobby Howard had 13 points and nine rebounds. Marquis Navarre and Cody Anderson contributed 10 points apiece.
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