Northern Arizona Lumberjacks

Northern Arizona quarterback Case Cookus looks down field against Arizona in the first half during ...
Sam Graveline

Report: Vikings to sign former NAU QB Case Cookus

Following three quarterbacks landing on the COVID-19 list, the Minnesota Vikings are reportedly signing former NAU QB Case Cookus.
2 months ago
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Associated Press

NCAA President Mark Emmert: It’s time to decentralize college sports

In a 30-minute interview with a small group of reporters, NCAA President Mark Emmert stressed he was not putting forth a mandate or even a recommendation.
3 months ago
FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pi...
Associated Press

NCAA’s NIL era arrives, some athletes are ready to cash in

Athletes at the highest levels of college sports will be permitted to be compensated for the use of their name, image or likeness starting Thursday.
4 months ago
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Associated Press

NCAA moving toward hyperlocal solution to NIL as placeholder

The NCAA is lurching toward a temporary, patchwork solution in addressing name, image and likeness compensation for athletes.
4 months ago
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Associated Press

High court sides with ex-athletes in NCAA compensation case

The Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday that the NCAA can’t enforce rules limiting education-related benefits that colleges offer to student athletes.
4 months ago
Arizona State Sun Devils mascot Sparky the Sun Devil stands on the court during the team's first-ro...
Austin Nicholson

ASU, NAU represented on College Football Hall of Fame ballot for 2022

ASU was represented by defensive end Al Harris, placekicker Luis Zendejas and head coach Darryl Rogers. NAU was represented by running back Archie Emerson.
5 months ago
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Associated Press

Northern Arizona’s season over after loss to Eastern Washington

The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks came up short in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky tournament and end the season 6-16.
7 months ago
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Associated Press

Northern Arizona ends regular season 5-15 after loss to Southern Utah

Northern Arizona will now prepare for the Big Sky Tournament iafter losing its last regular season game of the year to Southern Utah.
8 months ago
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Associated Press

NAU goes cold late, falls to Southern Utah on the road

Maizen Fausett and Dre Marin scored 21 points apiece as Southern Utah narrowly defeated Northern Arizona 85-80 on Wednesday night.
8 months ago
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Associated Press

NAU loses second-straight game by double-digits to Weber State

Isiah Brown had 15 points to lead five Weber State players in double figures as the Wildcats won their 10th straight home game, rolling past NAU, 74-52.
8 months ago
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Associated Press

Arizona and Northern Arizona reach 10-year scheduling deal

Arizona and Northern Arizona have agreed to a 10-year scheduling partnership across nine sports, including football and basketball.
8 months ago
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Associated Press

Nik Mains scores 17 to carry NAU men’s basketball past Montana 62-58

Nik Mains came off the bench to score 17 points to carry the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks to a 62-58 win over Montana Grizzlies on Saturday.
9 months ago
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Associated Press

NAU men’s basketball can’t complete comeback, falls to Idaho State

NAU men's basketball cut a 22-point second-half deficit to three with two minutes left, but they couldn't finish the comeback against Idaho State.
9 months ago
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Associated Press

Northern Arizona falls to No. 1 Gonzaga by 30

Joel Ayayi had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Drew Timme added 14 points and top-ranked Gonzaga beat Northern Arizona 88-58 on Monday night.
10 months ago
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Arizona Sports

NAU basketball falls to UC Riverside in home opener

The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks fell to UC Riverside on Thursday night in what was NAU's 2020-21 home opener at Rolle Activity Center.
10 months ago
Northern Arizona guard Cameron Shelton (20) drives past Arizona guard Josh Green during the first h...
Arizona Sports

NAU men’s basketball season opener vs. Arizona rescheduled to Dec. 7

Northern Arizona University's men's basketball team will finally get to play its season opener against the University of Arizona on Dec. 7.
11 months ago
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Arizona Sports

Arizona-NAU basketball game canceled due to COVID-19

The Arizona Wildcats and NAU Lumberjacks will postpone their men's basketball season opener due to a positive coronavirus test within NAU's program.
11 months ago
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Arizona Sports

Big Sky reveals Northern Arizona’s 6-game spring football schedule

The Big Sky released its spring 2021 football schedule, and the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks will kick off the year with a Feb. 27 hosting of Montana.
12 months ago
Northern Arizona guard Cameron Shelton (20) drives past Arizona guard Josh Green during the first h...
Logan Newman

NAU, Big Sky announce 2020-21 basketball schedule format

NAU men's and women's basketball will play the same opponent in the same location twice in a row, a change to the usual travel schedule.
1 year ago
Arizona State Sun Devils head coach Bobby Hurley looks on during the college basketball game betwee...
Associated Press

College basketball floats idea of bubbles for safe season

The NCAA is hoping to start the season in late November/early December, with a vote by the Division I council expected Sept. 16.
1 year ago
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Haboob Blog

Twitter teases ‘live’ NAU vs. ASU football opener, fans get sad

The Sun Devils are not playing the Lumberjacks, but Twitter kindly reminded us that the pandemic canceled what was supposed to be a season opener.
1 year ago
Head coach Chris Ball of the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks watches from the sidelines during the fir...
Arizona Sports

Big Sky conference, home to Northern Arizona, postpones fall sports

The Big Sky Conference, which is home to Northern Arizona University athletics, announced Thursday the postponement of fall sports.
1 year ago
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Arizona Sports

Coronavirus in sports: Yankees CL Chapman tests positive for COVID-19

We're tracking coronavirus' outbreak within the sports world as the virus threatens the health and safety of people around the world.
1 year ago
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Arizona Sports

College Football Hall of Fame ballot includes 4 from ASU, 1 from NAU

Four representatives of Arizona State football and one from Northern Arizona were included on the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame ballot.
1 year ago