NAU Stuns Portland State, Wins First Big Sky Tournament Game Since 2015

The NAU men’s basketball team won its first Big Sky Tournament game in six years as the tenth-seeded Lumberjacks upset seventh-seeded Portland State, 77-66, in the first round in Boise, Idaho. Luke Avdalovic had a career day, leading NAU with 26 points, including hitting seven three-pointers. NAU shot an incredible 75-percent from three point range, […]

Coconino Girls, Boys And Flagstaff Girls Hoops Find Out Seedings In 4A State Playoffs

The Coconino girls and boys basketball teams, along with the Flagstaff girls team, found out their seedings for the 4A State Playoff on Saturday. The Flagstaff Eagles are seeded sixth and will host the 11th-seeded American Leadership Academy-Queen Creek Tuesday night. The Eagles finished with a 16-2 record and a perfect 11-0 mark in the […]

Coconino Girls, Boys, Flagstaff Girls Hoops Ranked High In First 4A Rankings

The first AIA high school basketball rankings are out. On the boys side in the 4A, the Coconino Panthers are ranked ninth with an unbeaten 5-0 record heading into tonight. Bradshaw Mountain is 14th, followed by Prescott at 17, Flagstaff at 26, Lee Williams at 37, Mingus at 40 and Mohave at 43. On the […]

NAU Men Sweeps Idaho On The Road, Women Split At Home In Hoops Saturday

The NAU men’s basketball team needed overtime to beat Idaho Saturday, 83-78 to sweep the Vandals on the road. Cameron Shelton scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed a key offensive rebound late in overtime to get the win for the Jacks. Nik Mains tied a career-high with 16 points and ten rebounds and Keith […]

NAU Sweeps Idaho In Basketball Thursday Night

The NAU Lumberjacks basketball teams swept the Idaho Vandals Thursday night. The women were without leading scoreer J.J. Nakai, but it didn’t matter as they beat Idaho 84-62 at the Rolle Activity Center. Regan Schenck led the Lumberjacks with 23 points as NAU led Idaho 33-12 at the end of the first quarter and never […]

NAU Basketball Season Approaches With Fans At Rolle Not In The Cards

The NAU basketball season is quickly approaching, with the first games on the road Wednesday, November 25th. The men’s team will head to Tucson to take on the Arizona Wildcats, while the NAU women will go to Las Vegas to play UNLV. Both teams’ home will be at the Rolle Activity Center this season. NAU […]

NAU’s Rasheed Named Women’s Preseason MVP, Shelton Makes Men’s Preseason Team

The preseason Big Sky Basketball teams were announced today. For the women, Khiarica Rasheed was named the conference’s Preseason MVP. Rasheed scored nearly 19 points a game in 20 Big Sky games last season. The Lumberjack senior was the only NAU player to also be named to the preseason All-Conference Team. On the men’s side, […]

The Northern Arizona Suns Are Leaving Prescott Valley

The Northern Arizona Suns have announced they will be leaving Prescott Valley and the Findlay Toyota Center. The Suns Public Affairs Advisor Maria Baier said the COVID-19 pandemic forced the move. She says “Sadly, when the 2020-21 G-League season tips off, the team will be playing at a location, to be determined, in the Phoenix […]

NAU Women Fall To Top-Seeded Montana State To End Their Big Sky Tournament Run

The NAU women’s basketball team battled, but couldn’t pull off the upset as they fell to top-seeded Montana State, 76-71 in the semifinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament in Boise, Idaho. Nina Radford led the Jacks with 21 points and Lauren Ordoff added 13 points in the loss. NAU’s two leading scorers during the […]