Patton's 23 points carries Sacramento St. past N. Arizona
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joshua Patton scored 23 points on 10-of-13 shooting and Sacramento State beat Northern Arizona 64-57 on Thursday.
Sacramento State (9-4, 2-2 Big Sky) turned a 14-11 advantage into a 30-15 lead over seven minutes in the first half. The Hornets led 41-21 at halftime before the Lumberjacks began to slowly chip away. Cameron Shelton made a pair of foul shots to reduce NAU's deficit to 55-50 with 5:01 left but it couldn't closer.
Brooks DeBisschop led Northern Arizaon (7-6, 1-3) with 15 points off the bench. Cameron Satterwhite scored 12 and Shelton 10.
The Lumberjacks have lost four of their last five.