Jacksonville State @ Northern Colorado
Current Records: Jacksonville State 2-3; Northern Colorado 2-4
What to Know
The Jacksonville State Gamecocks will take on the Northern Colorado Bears at 9:30 p.m. ET Saturday at The Pit. Jacksonville State will be hoping to build upon the 79-76 win they picked up against Northern Colorado when they previously played in December of 2015.
On Friday, the Gamecocks lost to the New Mexico Lobos on the road by a decisive 79-61 margin. The top scorer for Jacksonville State was guard Skyelar Potter (13 points).
Meanwhile, Northern Colorado was able to grind out a solid win over the North Dakota State Bison on Friday, winning 80-70.
Barring any buzzer beaters, Jacksonville State is expected to win a tight contest. The teams have had problems against the spread this season as they are both 1-3.
Northern Colorado's victory lifted them to 2-4 while Jacksonville State's loss dropped them down to 2-3. We'll see if the Bears can repeat their recent success or if the Gamecocks bounce back and reverse their fortune.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 9:30 p.m. ET
- Where: The Pit -- Albuquerque, New Mexico
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Gamecocks are a slight 1-point favorite against the Bears, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1-point spread, and stayed right there.
Jacksonville State won the only game these two teams have played in the last eight years.
- Dec 21, 2015 - Jacksonville State 79 vs. Northern Colorado 76