Northern Arizona Lumberjacks

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Associated Press

NCAA women’s title between South Carolina, Iowa was most-watched hoops game in 5 years

South Carolina's victory over Iowa in the women's NCAA championship game had a preliminary audience average of 18.7 million on ABC and ESPN.
1 month ago
Caitlin Clark and members of the Iowa women's basketball team celebrate their Final Four win over U...
Associated Press

Caitlin Clark leads Iowa rally for win over UConn in women’s Final Four

Caitlin Clark scored 21 points and made three big 3-pointers in the second half to rally Iowa past Paige Bueckers and UConn, 71-69.
2 months ago
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Associated Press

Iowa’s Caitlin Clark is inspiring a younger generation of players

Caitlin Clark's deep range has expanded the scope of possibilities for up-and-coming women's basketball players.
2 months ago
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Associated Press

Nothern Arizona football hires former Pittsburg State coach Brian Wright

Northern Arizona has hired former Pittsburg State coach Brian Wright as its next football coach to replace Chris Ball.
6 months ago
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Arizona Sports

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks part with football coach Chris Ball

The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks opted against renewing the contract of head football coach Chris Ball on Monday.
6 months ago
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Associated Press

Grand Canyon basketball opens 2023-24 with win; Northern Arizona falls to UConn

Tyon Grant-Foster's 30 points led Grand Canyon past Southeast Missouri State on Monday night in a season opener.
7 months ago
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Arizona Sports

Grand Canyon, NAU to play inaugural Arizona Tip-Off tournament

The Grand Canyon Antelopes and Northern Arizona Lumberjacks will participate in the inaugural Arizona Tip-Off at Desert Diamond Arena.
11 months ago
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Arizona Sports

ASU football goes classic maroon and gold as heavy favorites vs. NAU

Quick hits and what you need to know to watch, listen or bet on the Arizona State football opener against Northern Arizona.
2 years ago
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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.
3 years 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 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years ago
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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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years ago
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Associated Press

NAU falls on the road to Montana for 3rd straight loss

Michael Steadman tallied 13 points and 11 rebounds to carry Montana to a 67-56 win over Northern Arizona on Thursday in Missoula.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
4 years 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.
4 years 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.
4 years 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.
4 years 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.
4 years 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.
4 years ago