Northern Colorado beats Texas State 105-93

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GREELEY, Colo. (AP)—Jabril Banks scored 21 points and Will Figures added 18 to lead Northern Colorado to a 105-93 victory Saturday night over Texas State.

Northern Colorado (2-2) opened with a 3-pointer from Figures and never trailed.

The closest Texas State (2-3) came to overtaking the Bears was after Tre Nichols hit a jumper to tie it 24-24 and was fouled with 9:35 to go in the first half, but Nichols missed his free throw.

The Bears led by as many as 20 in the second half.

Texas State chipped away with a 10-2 run in which Brent Benson stole the ball and went on to make three straight 3-pointers and a free throw, pulling Texas State to 89-83.

Northern Colorado made 14 free throws the rest of the way, and Jefferson Mason had a dunk to seal the win.

Benson finished with 19 points.

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 Texas St.
Brent Benson Brent Benson
6-8,  19 Pts
1 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Northern Colorado
Jabril Banks Jabril Banks
7-8,  21 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

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