N. Arizona 69, Arizona St. 68
Stallon Saldivar hit a 3-pointer with under a second left and
scored 24 points, helping Northern Arizona knock off Arizona State
for the second time in five years with a 69-68 win over the Sun
Devils on Saturday.
Northern Arizona (4-7) beat Arizona State 75-71 its last time in
Tempe and kept hanging around against its bigger in-state rival.
Gabe Rogers pulled the Lumberjacks within a point on a jumper with
21 seconds left, and Saldivar followed by using an up-fake to set
up his sixth 3-pointer of the game with eight-tenths of a second
James Douglas had 18 points and Durrell Norman 16 as Northern
Arizona won its second straight win under interim coach Dave Brown.
Saldivar added nine assists and five rebounds.
Arizona State (4-6) shot 56 percent, made a season-high eight
3-pointers and got a breakout game from Chanse Creekmur, who scored
all 15 of his points on 3-pointers.