FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team hung around into the final minutes but ultimately came up short in a 72-65 loss to Idaho State on Thursday night in the Skydome in a pivotal Big Sky matchup for both teams.
The Lumberjacks fell to 9-17 overall and 6-11 in league play and will need to win out to keep their postseason hopes alive.
"Everything we do is based off our effort and energy, and when we bring it, we can play phenomenally," said NAU coach Sue Darling. "If we want to be a championship team, we have to deliver in games like this, so we have to figure out how to play with a little pressure on us. We're getting better at that, and we came up short on this one. We're going to get three (wins) the hard way from here."
Senior Amanda Frost scored a game-high 28 points to move within two points of the 1,000 mark for her career, and junior Raven Anderson recorded her first double-double of the season with 23 points and 13 rebounds. However, the Lumberjacks...