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  • 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 […]
  • NAU looks to continue win streak against Montana

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team entered the week with three formidable games on their schedule. After wins against Northern Colorado and Montana State, the Lumberjacks go for the homestand sweep Saturday in an important game against the league-leading Griz. The Grizzlies are tied for first place with Northern Colorado in the […]
  • Local talent highlights 2011 NAU recruiting class

    The NAU football team accomplished two things on Wednesday. First, the Jacks brought in one of the finest recruiting classes in recent memory. Second, NAU has taken a huge step toward building its fan base for NAU football. How did the Jacks do this? By doing something they should have been doing for years, signing […]
  • NAU to take on Cal Poly in ESPNU BracketBusters

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz– Northern Arizona University will faceoff against Cal Poly of the Big West Conference as part of the 2011 ESPNU BracketBusters on Saturday, February 19. The game, which will be played in San Luis Obispo, California, is scheduled to tipoff at 8 p.m. Arizona time. It be NAU’s fifth appearance in the BracketBusters field […]
  • NAU will define season in tough final stretch

    Mid way through the Big Sky Conference season the NAU Lumberjacks find themselves at a cross roads. A year that started out so promising with an 8-4 non-conference record, including close losses to U of A, USC and Creighton, now only has two directions it can go. The Jacks can continue their inconsistent play and […]