The Highlanders of UC-Riverside started the game on a 13-0 run and didn’t look back as the beat the NAU Lumberjacks in men’s basketball Thursday night, 74-50, in the Jacks’ home opener at the Rolle Activity Center. The Highlanders outscored NAU in the first half, 43-16. Cameron Shelton scored 13 points and Luke Avdalovic added 12 in the loss. The Jacks did battle back a little in the second half, outscoring the Highlanders 34-31 in the second half. NAU falls to 0-2 on the season and will try to get win number one of the season Monday night as they battle the Colorado State Rams on the road. Tip time is at 6 p.m. with the pregame show starting at 5:30 on KAFF Country 93.5/AM 930 in Flagstaff and Fun Oldies 97.9 in Prescott.
May 07 2021