Scores

Final

Sam Houston 60

(3-5, 0-4 away)

N Arizona 77

(3-4, 1-0 home)

    6:35 PM ET, December 1, 2012

    1 2 T
    SHSU 25 3560
    NAU 34 4377

    Top Performers

    Sam Houston State: D. Gatlin 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Northern Arizona: D. Russell 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    N. Arizona 77, Sam Houston St. 60

    Associated Press

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- DeWayne Russell scored 22 points to lead Northern Arizona to a 77-60 victory over Sam Houston State Saturday in the Lumberjacks' home opener.

    Gabe Rogers added 19 points for the Lumberjacks (3-4). Stallon Saldivar scored 11 and Gaellan Bewernick grabbed 12 rebounds for NAU, coming back after losing 93-50 at No. 9 Arizona on Wednesday.

    DeMarcus Gatlin led the Bearkats (3-5) with 14 points. Terrance Motley had 13 points and 11 rebounds for Sam Houston State.

    The season home opener for the Lumberjacks also marked their return to the Walkup Skydome, which underwent $26 million in renovation over the last two years. Northern Arizona played its home games at the Rolle Activity Center during that time.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SHSU
    NAU
    Points 60 77
    FG Made-Attempted 22-68 (.324) 26-55 (.473)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-25 (.160) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 18-22 (.818)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 21

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