Narizona 51 34 85
Ucdavis 42 40 82
Date of game: 11/18/2012

Recap: UC Davis vs. Northern Ariz

Davis, CA (Sports Network) - Gabe Rogers poured in 27 points as the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks held off the UC Davis Aggies 85-82 in a non-conference clash at The Pavilion.

Dewayne Russell had 25 points and handed out six assists as well for Northern Arizona (1-2) which earned its first win of the season. Ephraim Ekanem finished with 12 points.

Corey Hawkins erupted for 30 points and Ryan Sypkens dropped in 25 for UC Davis (0-2). Ryan Howley chipped in 10 points and was a rebound shy of a double-double.

Both teams shot at a high percentage in the first half with Northern Arizona knocking down 51.3 percent of its shots including 7-of-15 from beyond the arc to earn a 51-42 lead at the break.

The Lumberjacks led by as many as 12 points in the second half but the Aggies rallied and cut the lead to 81-80 with a little more than a minute remaining. However the Lumberjacks were able to hold on for the win by knocking down 4- of-4 free throws in the final minutes. UC Davis had a chance to send the game to overtime at the buzzer but Josh Ritchart missed a 3-pointer at the end of regulation.

Northern Arizona benefited from a 23-9 edge in second chance points

Game Notes

Late FG only points in Illinois State spring game

Defense dominated in the Illinois State spring football game before Sean Slattery's late 31-yard field goal lifted the Red team to a 3-0 win over the White on Saturday.

NASCAR News
Rain postpones Sprint Cup race at Richmond to Sunday

Persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway forced NASCAR officials to postpone Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400.

Dodgers place Puig and Peralta on DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed All-Star outfielder Yasiel Puig and right-handed reliever Joel Peralta on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday.

Price, Rinne, Dubnyk named Vezina finalists

Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens, Pekka Rinne from the Nashville Predators and Minnesota's Devan Dubnyk have been named finalists for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.