.@NAU_WBB picked up their first win in two weeks despite @EWUWBB putting up a fight to close the gap in the fourth quarter.
In what was an ugly game in the first half, @NAUBasketball pulled it together against @SacHornetsMBB as Jalen Cone (@J15Cone) went for a career-high 36 points, the most points by a @BigSkyMBB player this season and most by a Lumberjack since 2011.
A defensive showcase through and through, @MontanaGrizBB and @NAUBasketball held each other to its worst three-point shooting games of the year, as the Lumberjacks scored its second-least amount of points this season.
.@NAU_WBB repeatedly shot itself in the foot on Saturday, missing more layups than shots made in a display that cost them the game against @MontanaGrizWBB.
Coming out of COVID protocols for a second time, @NAU_WBB fell to @MSUBobcatsWBB in Bozeman, Montana where the Lumberjacks haven’t seen wins in recent years. Darian White (@darian_white03) scored her 1,000th career point in the win in stylish fashion.
With last season long over, @NAU_Football has shifted its focus to recruiting as the team had the largest early recruiting class in @BigSkyFB with 20 early signees and more to come.
After missing the first seven games of the year, senior guard JJ Nakai played three games this season before being declared academically ineligible. NAU women’s basketball will be without its leading scorer for the rest of the year.
Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton engaged in an epic title race throughout the 2021 Formula 1 season. As great as it was, the way the @fia created an unfair one-lap shootout on the season’s final lap forever put a stain on the race.
After having its scheduled opener against UC Davis canceled, @NAUWomensTennis was thrown into the thick of it as @sundevilwtennis swept the Lumberjacks for the second consecutive season and extended its winning streak over NAU to 12.
In a close game that went to the last second, @NAUBasketball held on to defeat @VandalHoops, 74-72, as Jalen Cone (@J15Cone) scored the Lumberjacks’ final eight points to seal the deal.
Coming off a hard-fought loss on Saturday, @NAU_WBB went back into the win column Monday night and collected its seventh straight win over @SacStateWBB, 68-57. The Lumberjacks were 14/17 on free throws (82.4%), second-best for the team this season.
In a battle of the two remaining undefeated @BigSkyConf teams, @NAU_WBB was stripped of what would have been its first-ever 4-0 conference start as @SUUWBasketball used its size and length to win, 70-61, and take the lead in the @BigSkyWBB standings.
On Saturday at 2 p.m. MST, @NAU_WBB will host @SUUWBasketball as the two remaining undefeated teams in @BigSkyWBB conference play. Both schools have successfully rebuilt their programs and continue to fight adversity as COVID affects their schedules.
Snapping a four-game losing streak, @NAUBasketball defeated @erua_eagles basketball, 101-54, thanks to career-highs from @NikMains (24 pts), @EzekielRich55 (16 pts) and a triple-double from @CarsonTowt, the second in program history.
With only eight active players due to COVID protocols, @EWUMBB came away with a ninth consecutive win over @NAUBasketball, 78-65, in NAU men’s basketball’s first game in the Walkup Skydome since Feb. 29, 2020.
After two weeks of COVID protocols and uncertainty, @NAU_WBB, with only seven active players, came away with its first road win of the season over @VandalsWBB as @oliviamorann got her first career start and scored a season-high 16 points.
In a rematch from last year, @NAUBasketball once again fell to a @ZagMBB that looks destined for another championship run. In 26 minutes, @ChetHolmgren earned a career-high 20 points as the Bulldogs outscored the Lumberjacks 47-19 in the second half.
Tomorrow’s @NAU_WBB game against @UCSDwbb in La Jolla, California has been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols within the NAU program and will not be rescheduled. Ticket holders will be refunded.
In the final game of the 2021 @Hoophall Jerry Colangelo Classic, @NAUBasketball couldn’t stop @usdmbb from winning, 69-59. @CarsonTowt dropped a career-high 17 points in the @FootprintCNTR and @NAUCoachBurcar expressed disappointment with his team.
The National Championship Runner-ups @ArizonaWBB were too much for @NAU_WBB to handle as @aaronettevonleh went for a career-high 17 points, while @khiarica became the NAU women’s basketball record holder for games played.
After losing its first home game of the season, @NAU_WBB finished its third game in five days with a win over @CalPolyWBB. A strong third quarter was ultimately the difference while @laurenorndoff tied her career-high of 25 points.
After an even first quarter. Defending @WACsports champions @CBUwbb outscored @NAU_WBB 50-28 in the second and third quarters. JJ Nakai @JacqulynnNakai made her return to the team and led the Lumberjacks with 13 points in her season debut.
A lights-out second quarter led @NAU_WBB to a dominant victory over @GCU_WBB and set the Lumberjacks up for a historic night as the team approached record-setting performances.
After speculation regarding Gina Dittmann’s collegiate future, the reigning @BigSkyConf MVP confirmed reports that she will be playing for NC State Women’s Tennis (@PackWTennis) starting fall 2022.
.@NAUBasketball rode good three-point shooting late in the second half to victory against @IdahoStateMBB. The Lumberjacks overcame foul trouble to claim their first Big Sky win of the season.
After being behind for almost the entire game, @NAU_WBB outscored @HeartofaBengal, 33-17, in the fourth quarter and overtime. NAU had 28 turnovers, but shot 58% from the field and took the win thanks to a career-high 21 points from @sierra_michl.