North Alabama hosts Simpson and Colorado

North Alabama Lions (6-4) at Colorado Buffaloes (5-5, 0-2 Pac-12)

Boulder, Colorado; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Colorado -21.5; over/under is 147

BOTTOM LINE: Colorado takes on the North Alabama Lions after KJ Simpson scored 27 points in Colorado’s 93-65 victory against the Colorado State Rams.

The Buffaloes have gone 3-1 at home. Colorado is the Pac-12 leader with 9.9 offensive rebounds per game led by J’Vonne Hadley averaging 3.4.

The Lions are 2-4 on the road. North Alabama is ninth in the ASUN with 32.4 rebounds per game led by Damien Forrest averaging 6.7.

TOP PERFORMERS: Simpson is scoring 17.3 points per game with 5.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists for the Buffaloes. Tristan da Silva is averaging 12.3 points and 4.0 rebounds while shooting 49.0% for Colorado.

Daniel Ortiz averages 2.9 made 3-pointers per game for the Lions, scoring 13.7 points while shooting 46.8% from beyond the arc. Forrest is averaging 10.7 points and 6.7 rebounds for North Alabama.


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