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NAU Beats Weber State In First Round Of The Women’s Big Sky Tournament

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The NAU Lumberjacks women’s basketball team advanced to the Big Sky Quarterfinals Monday with a 82-68 win against the Weber State Wildcats in the first round of the tournament in Boise, Idaho. The Jacks were led by two Nevada transfers. Miki’ala Maio led NAU with 23 points and J.J. Nakai added 19 points and was five-of-ten from three point range. Regan Schenck and Jacey Bailey each chipped in with 11 points in the win for NAU. The Jacks shot 46-percent from three-point range, going 12-of-26 from beyond the arc. The seventh-seeded Lumberjacks will now play second-seeded Idaho Tuesday. The two teams split the two games they played way back on New Year’s Eve and January 2nd. The Big Sky Tournament quarterfinal game will tip off from Boise at 5 p.m.