NAU women downed by Montana

NAU women downed by Montana

Published Feb. 5, 2011 8:54 p.m. ET

Box score

MISSOULA, Mont. --
The Northern Arizona women's basketball missed out on its chance for a season sweep of Montana with an 84-61 loss on Saturday. The Lumberjacks defeated the Lady Griz at home 64-60 on Jan. 13.

NAU (7-15, 2-7 Big Sky) finished 0-3 on its three-game road trip and fell to 1-9 on the road this season.

The Lumberjacks were down 16 points at the break after shooting 30 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes. NAU came out and hit 43 percent in the second half but allowed Montana to shoot 46 percent in the first half, 54 in the second and 50 for the game.

NAU finished with three players in double figures, led by Amy Patton's 15 points off the bench. Tiffany Amos and Trinidee Trice finished with 10 points apiece.

Montana had four players in double figures, led by Katie Baker's game-high 17 points off the bench. Torry Hill recorded 14 points while Kenzie De Boer finished with 13. Jordan Sullivan also chipped in 10 points off the bench.

The Lumberjacks were outscored 49-29 off the bench on the night.