Scores

Final

Sacramento St 50

(6-5, 1-2 Big Sky)

N Arizona 57

(5-8, 2-1 Big Sky)

8:35 PM ET, January 3, 2013

1 2 T
SAC 25 2550
NAU 30 2757

Top Performers

Sacramento State: J. Eberhard 12 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Blk

Northern Arizona: D. Russell 25 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl

N. Arizona 57, Sacramento St. 50

Associated Press

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- DeWayne Russell scored a career-high 25 points to help Northern Arizona snap a three-game losing streak with a 57-50 victory over Sacramento State on Thursday night.

Russell connected on four 3-point shots and came up with five assists and four steals.

NAU (5-8, 2-1 Big Sky) also got 11 points from Gabe Rogers.

Joe Eberhard topped Sacramento State (6-5, 1-2) with 12 points and 10 rebounds, and John Dickson scored 12 points.

NAU triumphed despite shooting just 32.1 percent from the field. Sacramento State shot 34 percent.

NAU had a 22-12 scoring advantage in the paint and had a 19-4 edge off turnovers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SAC
NAU
Points 50 57
FG Made-Attempted 16-47 (.340) 18-56 (.321)
3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 6-22 (.273)
FT Made-Attempted 14-17 (.824) 15-20 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 8

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 3, 2013 @NAU 57, SAC 50Recap
Feb 4, 2013 NAU 62, @SAC 61Recap