Scores

Final

Sacramento St 65

(4-8, 0-3 Big Sky)

N Arizona 75

(5-9, 2-1 Big Sky)

    8:30 PM ET, January 9, 2014

    Walkup Skydome, Flagstaff, Arizona

    1 2 T
    SACST 32 3365
    NAU 31 4475

    Top Performers

    Sacramento St: M. McKinney 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Northern Arizona: A. Dixon 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

    Northern Arizona tops Sacramento State 75-65

    Associated Press

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Aaseem Dixon scored 22 points and Northern Arizona pulled away from Sacramento State in the second half for a 75-65 win on Thursday night.

    After a tight first half, Northern Arizona (5-9, 2-1 Big Sky Conference) used a 14-3 run during the second half to open a double-digit advantage in a game that featured 17 lead changes. The Lumberjacks went up by double digits for the first time on a Quinton Upshur 3-pointer with 8:34 remaining.

    Sacramento State (4-8, 0-3) cut the lead to 69-63 with 1:24 left, but Northern Arizona went 6 for 6 from the free throw line in the final minute to preserve the win.

    Upshur scored 18 points, and hit all five of his 3-point attempts. Max Jacobsen added 17 points for Northern Arizona.

    Mikh McKinney scored 15 points for Sacramento State and Dylan Garrity had 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SACST
    NAU
    Points 65 75
    FG Made-Attempted 25-52 (.481) 24-50 (.480)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-18 (.556) 11-16 (.688)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 16-28 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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