Mikh McKinney scored 26 points, and the Sacramento State men's basketball team rallied in the second half for a 79-72 victory over Northern Colorado at the Nest on Saturday night.
Northern Colorado (5-13, 3-7 Big Sky Conference) led 35-32 at halftime and maintained an advantage until midway through the second half, when Sac State (10-8, 5-5) took the lead for good on three straight three-pointers by Jackson Carbajal, Dylan Garrity and John Dickson.
Konner Veteto (Placer High School) scored 14 for Sac State. Dickson finished with 11 points and Joe Eberhard 10.
Sac State also had a 22-4 scoring advantage off turnovers.
Tevin Svihovec had 21 points and seven assists for Northern Colorado.
Derrick Barden scored 16 points and pulled down nine rebounds. Tate Unruh and Emmanuel Addo scored 11 points each.
UC Davis 79, UC Riverside 72 at the Pavilion J.T. Adenrele (Oakmont) had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead five Aggies scoring in double figures against the Highlanders.
Ryan Sypkens (Franklin) added 17 points, Josh Ritchart (Forest Lake Christian) 13, Tyler Les 12 and Paolo Mancasola 10 for UC Davis (8-11, 4-4 Big West Conference), which won for the third time in four games.
Josh Fox had 22 points and nine rebounds, and Chris Harriel added 18 points for UC Riverside (5-15, 2-6).
UC Davis shot 56.8 percent (25 of 44) from the floor and made 10 three-pointers, its third straight game with at least that many. Sypkens made four from behind the arc and Les three.
Northern Colorado 79, Sac State 63 in Greeley, Colo. Sophomore Takara Burse scored a career-high 12 points, but the Hornets (10-8, 5-4 Big Sky) fell to the Bears (9-9, 6-3), Sac State reported on its website.
The Hornets ended the game on a 19-4 run but couldn't catch Northern Colorado, which led by 31 points in the second half in winning its 11th straight home game.
UC Davis 61, UC Riverside 49 in Riverside Sydnee Fipps led all scorers with 23 points, while Molly Greubel added 10 points as the Aggies (8-10, 3-4 Big West) never trailed against the Highlanders (9-9, 2-5), according to UCD's athletics website.
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