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  • Northern Arizona loses big to Montana State

    Montana State threw for just 87 yards, but beat Northern Arizona, 36-7, Saturday in Bozeman, Mont. The Lumberjacks (3-2, 1-1 Big Sky) fell in an early 29-point hole as the Bobcats amassed 276 rushing yards. NAU was held to just 232 total yards, just 64 of which came on the ground. Montana State (4-2, 2-0) […]
  • Northern Arizona holds off South Dakota for second win

    FLAGSTAFF — Zach Bauman ran for 151 yards and a touchdown to power Northern Arizona to 22-16 win over South Dakota on Saturday night. Bauman, who became the school’s all-time leading rusher last week in a win over UC Davis, ran for a 3-yard score just before halftime to give the Lumberjacks (2-1) a 13-0 […]
  • NAU football using robot as part of concussion study

    The NAU football team will look a little different when it takes on the University of Arizona in Tucson Friday night. It’s not an aesthetic change but rather an upgrade to their personnel — their medical personnel that is. According to the Arizona Daily Sun, the Lumberjacks will be utilizing new robotic technology on the […]
  • NAU picked to finish fifth in 2013 Big Sky Preseason Polls

    Riding the momentum of an 8-3 season, NAU football was picked to finished fifth in the 2013 Big Sky Media and Coaches’ Preseason Polls Monday — a four-spot increase from 2012. In addition to their first eight-win season since 2003, the Lumberjacks come into 2013 fresh off a campaign in which they recorded an eight-game […]
  • NAU’s Murphy ready to lead a program, face Arizona Wildcats

    First-year Northern Arizona University men’s basketball coach Jack Murphy didn’t always know he wanted to lead a program. Then again, he did know he wanted to coach in some capacity — something he learned while serving under Josh Pastner at the University of Memphis. “I think that after spending the last few years in Memphis […]
  • Get to know new NAU AD Lisa Campos

    There’s plenty of change going on in the athletic department at Northern Arizona University, and it begins at the top. In late March, NAU President John Haeger announced that Lisa Campos would take over the department as the new athletic director after serving as the senior associate athletic director at the University of Texas at […]
  • NAU opens Skydome with 58-13 victory over Fort Lewis

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona scored four times in the opening quarter to cruise to a home opening win over Division II Fort Lewis Saturday at the Walkup Skydome 58-13. It was the first game in the renovated Skydome, which received a $26 million upgrade over the last ninth months. “I am really pleased with […]
  • NAU signs forward, point guard from CA junior colleges

    The Northern Arizona University men's basketball program announced today they have signed a forward and point guard from junior colleges.
  • NAU coach ranks Ohio St. over UConn

    UConn won the 2011 NCAA Tournament championship Monday with a 53-41 victory over Butler. Given the sloppiness and poor shooting featured in the game, one could argue nobody left Reliant Stadium a winner that evening. Tuesday, when the final USA Today/ESPN poll was released the recently-crowned Huskies garnered 30 of 31 first place votes. The […]
  • NAU’s Jones on display in college all-star game

    HOUSTON, Texas – Northern Arizona senior guard Cameron Jones scored 14 points to help the West squad post a 113-108 victory in the Reese’s® College All-Star game played at Reliant Stadium, the site of this weekend’s Final Four. “I am happy I stood out,” said Jones. “I was trying to be aggressive. It did not […]
  • NAU to face Santa Clara in CIT on Tuesday

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona University men’s basketball team has accepted a bid to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT) and will play on the road in the opening round on March 15 at Santa Clara in the Leavy Center at 7 p.m. Flagstaff time. The entire 2011 CIT field for the tournament will be announced […]
  • Lumberjacks to face NCU after comeback victory

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After an exciting, come-from-behind victory against Montana State Saturday night, the Lumberjacks travel to the No. 1 seeded Northern Colorado Bears for the Big Sky tournament semifinals Tuesday evening. Northern Arizona is hot after a furious comeback against Montana State. Trailing by 16 points with 10:44 left, the Lumberjacks finished the games […]
  • NAU posts late comeback to advance past Montana State

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Trailing by 16 points with 10:44 left in the game, March Madness was about to become March Sadness for the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team. But a furious comeback helped the Lumberjacks advance past Montana State 65-62 in the quarterfinals of the Banner Health Big Sky Conference Tournament Saturday night at the […]
  • NAU trio earn All-Conference honors

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Senior guard Cameron Jones was one three unanimous selections to the All-Big Sky first team and the only two-time first-team selection, the conference office announced. Sophomore Gabe Rogers was chosen to the second team and senior Shane Johannsen earned honorable mention honors. “It is a nice accomplishment for those guys,” said Head […]
  • NAU closes regular season with senior night win

    FLAGSTAFF – Senior Eric Platt highlighted senior night with a game-high 21 points to lead Northern Arizona to a 79-52 victory over Portland State to close out the regular season. The Lumberjacks host No. 5 seed Montana State in the Big Sky Tournament quarterfinals on Saturday at the Rolle Activity Center. “I always worry about […]
  • NAU’s Jones shares Player of the Week honors

    OGDEN, Utah – Northern Arizona’s Cameron Jones and Northern Colorado’s Devon Beitzel have been named the Co-Big Sky Conference men’s basketball players of the Week, the conference office announced. Both seniors led their teams to road non-conference victories on Sears BracketBusters Saturday. Jones also led Northern Arizona to a conference win over Eastern Washington. Jones, […]
  • Lumberjack men mourn Rolle’s passing, look for critical win against EWU

    Wednesday marks the first time the Northern Arizona Men’s basketball team will play since the death of Joe Rolle in the same arena named in his honor. Rolle, or “Mr. Lumberjack” as he was known to many students, is one of the most iconic figures in NAU history. As a former dean and charter member […]
  • NAU hopes to rebound against Idaho State

    POCATELLO, Idaho – Coming off a 27-point loss at Weber State, the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will look for its second conference road win Saturday night against Idaho State. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. “I did not have any words for them after the game,” said Head Coach Mike Adras after the Weber […]
  • NAU faces challenge at Weber State

    Northern Arizona travels to Weber State Thursday night, hoping to extend their four game win streak and take sole possession of third place in the conference standings. The Lumberjacks will not have it easy though, as the Wildcats have won 19 straight regular season conference home games and are 34-3 in regular season Big Sky […]
  • NAU center named Big Sky player of the week

    Northern Arizona’s Shane Johannsen was selected as the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball co-player of the week Monday after leading NAU to home wins over conference leaders Northern Colorado and Montana last week. Johanssen, a senior center from Phoenix, averaged 13.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.7 blocks and 1.7 steals per game as the Lumberjacks improved […]