Idaho State battles back, tops Northern Arizona in OT 91-90
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Erik Nakken hit the second of two free throws with eight seconds left in overtime to cap Idaho State’s come-from-behind, 91-90 win over Northern Arizona Thursday night.
Jordyn Martin gave Northern Arizona the lead, 90-88 on a layup with just under two minutes left in the extra period. Robert Jones III answered with a layup seconds later to knot the game at 90-90. Idaho State rallied from 14 points down at intermission. The Bengals tied the game at 84-84 on a 3-pointer by Ethan Telfair at the buzzer to end regulation. Each team hit two 3-pointers in the final minute.
Telfair finished with 21 points and Geno Luzcando added another 20 to lead Idaho State (4-17, 2-7 Big Sky).
Martin finished with 21 points to lead Northern Arizona (6-17, 3-7). Marcus DeBerry and Mike Green each scored 16 points for the Lumberjacks.