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NCAA Game Summary - Southern Utah at Northern Arizona



(Saturday, February 8th)

Final Score: Northern Arizona 64, Southern Utah 57

Flagstaff, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Quinton Upshur had 20 points and seven rebounds as the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks beat the Southern Utah Thunderbirds, 64-57, in a Big Sky Conference showdown at the Walkup Skydome.

Aaseem Dixon scored 16 points for the Lumberjacks (10-13, 7-5 Big Sky), who have won two of their last three games. Max Jacobsen added 11 points and Gaellan Bewernick cleared 12 rebounds.

John Marshall logged 10 points for the Thunderbirds (1-19, 0-11), who have lost 19 straight contests and last beat a Division I foe on February 23 of last season. Casey Oliverson brought down six rebounds.

NAU shot 53.8 percent from the field in the first half, and led 33-27 at the intermission. SUU made 55 percent of its field goal attempts but attempted six fewer shots.

The Lumberjacks connected on just 21.7 percent of their field goal tries in the second half, making just five shots, but they did go 19-of-20 from the free-throw line. After the Thunderbirds tied the game up at 49-49 with 5:13 left, NAU went on a 15-8 run to close the game and hold off SUU.

NAU did a better job on the glass as it held a 35-26 rebounding advantage. The Lumberjacks also had the edge at the free-throw line, 22-6.

02/08 23:17:41 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 1
DUR 2
 
Final
WAS 3
STL 4
Final
CLE 0
TOR 5
Final
DET 5
ANA 2
Final
BOS 4
BAL 2
Final
KAN 5
MIN 4
Final
CHC 8
CIN 4
Final
OAK 4
HOU 3
Final
PIT 7
MIL 8
Final
NYM 5
ATL 7
Final
TAM 16
NYY 1
Final
MIA 7
SEA 0
Final
TEX 6
CWS 3
Final
LOS 8
ARI 6
Final
COL 3
PHI 1
Final
SDP 3
SFG 1
Final
TOR 87
BRK 94
Final
LAC 105
GSW 109
Final
IND 93
ATL 101
3rd
OKC 65
MEM 59
 
Final
STL 4
CHI 3
Final
PIT 3
CLB 4
2nd Intermission
COL 3
MIN 1
 
Final
NOR 1
DUR 2