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Lumberjacks cruise by North Dakota

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Kris Yanku scored 26 points, including a career-high 14 from the free throw line, and added nine assists to help Northern Arizona beat North Dakota 88-63 on Saturday. Aaseem Dixon scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Quinton Upshur added 15 points for the Lumberjacks (12-11, 7-3 Big Sky), who hit 13 3-pointers, one off a season-high. Northern Arizona...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Northern Colorado's comeback falls short

Quinton Upshur scored a season-high 31 points, and Northern Arizona stopped Northern Colorado's comeback bid in the final seconds Thursday night for a 65-60 victory.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
February 06, 2015

Upshur's 31 points lead NAU over Northern Colorado

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Quinton Upshur had a season-high 31 points and Northern Arizona stopped Northern Colorado's comeback bid in the final seconds Thursday night for a 65-60 victory. Northern Colorado's Cameron Michael missed a 3-point attempt that would have tied the game with 15 seconds left, and Upshur hit two free throws to cap the scoring. Upshur's 3-pointer with 1:40 left gave...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

You gotta hear this: NAU voice loses it during dramatic finish

Mitch Strohman is the longtime voice of the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks, but he was left nearly voiceless in describing the final moments of NAU's 28-27 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday in Flagstaff. To set the stage: Eastern Washington had won 14 consecutive games against Big Sky Conference competition and was ranked No. 2 in the FCS rankings. The Eagles led 27-22, and...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacobsen, Smith Named Golden Eagle Top Scholar-Athletes

The NAU Athletics Department held its 36th annual Golden Eagle Awards Tuesday at the High Country Conference Center to recognize its student-athletes for their stellar work in the classroom. Golden Eagle Distributors, Inc., honored 199 Lumberjack student-athletes for their scholastic and athletic accomplishments. The award recognizes student-athletes who maintain at least a 3.0 grade...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU's Upshur named Big Sky newcomer of the year

Northern Arizona junior guard Quinton Upshur was named the 2014 Big Sky newcomer of the year and earned a spot on the All-Big Sky first team in voting announced Monday. Senior forward Max Jacobsen received honorable-mention accolades. "It's a blessing from the Lord," Upshur said of the recognition. "I want to thank my teammates and the coaching staff for putting me in a position...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU beats Portland St. at the buzzer 65-63

Kris Yanku scored two points as time ran out giving Northern Arizona a hard-fought 65-63 victory over Portland State on Thursday night. NAU led 26-25 at the break, setting the tone for the second half that included a slew of lead changes. Northern Arizona (11-13, 8-5) trailed the Vikings 63-60 when Quinton Upshur let go a quick 3-pointer that tied the game at 63. Portland State...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU overwhelmed by North Dakota in road loss

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The Northern Arizona men's basketball team suffered its second straight loss in conference play Saturday for the first time this season, as the Lumberjacks were unable to stop North Dakota in an 84-68 loss at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. NAU started strong in the first seven minutes of the game, taking a 13-10 lead at the first media timeout. But from there...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU uses 24-2 run to rout Portland St. 77-56

Max Jacobsen scored 19 points and Kris Yanku added 17 as Northern Arizona used a big second-half run to rout Portland State 77-56 on Saturday for its fourth straight win. Leading by a point with less than 16 minutes to play, the Lumberjacks (8-9, 5-1 Big Sky Conference) scored 14 straight points and went on a 24-2 run to extend its lead to 62-39. Northern Arizona shot 58.9 percent...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Arizona tops Sacramento State 75-65

Aaseem Dixon scored 22 points and Northern Arizona pulled away from Sacramento State in the second half for a 75-65 win on Thursday night. After a tight first half, Northern Arizona (5-9, 2-1 Big Sky Conference) used a 14-3 run during the second half to open a double-digit advantage in a game that featured 17 lead changes. The Lumberjacks went up by double digits for the first time...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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