FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona mens basketball team hosts Southern Utah on Saturday at 3:05 p.m. looking for its first win streak of the season.
It is the only thing we have not done this season is get games back to back, NAU coach Jack Murphy said of his team not winning two straight all season. Southern Utah presents a different set of challenges. They are a very inside-outside type of team.
The Thunderbirds will also be looking to post back-to-back wins after edging Northern Colorado 51-50 at home on Dec. 29. Southern Utah opened Big Sky play with a 79-67 win over North Dakota on Dec. 17.
Jackson Stevenett, who has led the team in scoring and assists the past three games, scored 14 points against the Bears, while Wade Collie added 13, including the game winner with 12 seconds to play.
Southern Utah coach Nick Robinson is 4-7 in his first season as a head coach. Robinson came to Southern Utah from LSU, where he spent three seasons on the staff.
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