South Dakota (6-1) vs. Northern Arizona (2-1)
Walkup Skydome, Flagstaff, Arizona; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: South Dakota and Northern Arizona both look to put winning streaks...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Luke Avdalovic had 16 points to lead five Northern Arizona players in double figures as the Lumberjacks rolled past Benedictine Mesa 93-56 on Wednesday night.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored 29 points as Weber State defeated Northern Arizona 86-71 on Saturday. Cody John added 25 points for the Wildcats. John also had six rebounds for the Wildcats.
Israel Barnes had 11 points for Weber State (15-9, 9-4 Big Sky Conference). Michal Kozak added eight rebounds.
Ted McCree had 17 points for the Lumberjacks (7-16, 5-8). Bernie Andre added 13 points and eight rebounds. Brooks DeBisschop had nine rebounds.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Joshua Patton scored two baskets in the final 14 seconds including the winner with 0.5 seconds left to lift Sacramento State to its first Big Sky win of the season 66-64 over Northern Arizona on Thursday night.
Patton finished with a career-high 35 points on 13-of-17 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds. He made his only 3-point attempt and hit 8 of 14 from the foul line.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Brekkott Chapman finished with 17 points and a career-high 16 rebounds and Weber State pulled away from Northern Arizona in the second half for a 77-52 win Thursday night.
The Wildcats (9-5, 3-0 Big Sky Conference) led 31-27 at halftime before launching into a 20-3 run in which six different players scored. Caleb Nero's layup made it 53-32 with 13:51 remaining and Weber State led by at least 20 points the rest of the way.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Bernie Andre scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Northern Arizona beat Jacksonville 97-82 on Saturday.
Andre was 8 of 13 from the field for the Lumberjacks (1-0). Cameron Shelton added 15 points, four rebounds and four assists, Ted McCree had 14 points, Brooks DeBisschop had 12 points and eight rebounds and Carlos Hines chipped in 10 points.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Randy Onwuasor had 37 points and James McGee had 32, both career highs, and Southern Utah beat Northern Arizona 93-80 in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.
McGee's 3-pointer with 4:58 left gave the Thunderbirds (3-11) a double-digit lead for good at 82-70. They extended to their largest lead at 89-74 and snapped a seven-game skid.