Scores

Final

N Arizona 49

(8-19, 5-11 Big Sky)

Idaho State 71

(12-18, 9-7 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, February 28, 2009

    Holt Arena, Pocatello, Idaho

    1 2 T
    NAU 22 2749
    IDST 37 3471

    Top Performers

    Northern Arizona: J. Lepley 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Blk

    Idaho State: A. Kilpatrick 17 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Idaho St. 71, N. Arizona 49

    Associated Press

    POCATELLO, Idaho -- Austin Kilpatrick scored 17 points and Lucas Steijn had a double-double as Idaho State beat Northern Arizona 71-49 on Saturday night.

    Kilpatrick hit five of nine 3-point attempts. Steijn scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

    Northern Arizona (8-19, 5-11 Big Sky Conference) was led by center Josh Lepley with 18 points. No other Lumberjack scored in double figures.

    A 15-0 run to end the first half broke open the game for Idaho State (12-18, 9-7).

    Early in the first half, the teams had traded seven-point leads and the score was tied at 22-22 with 7:25 remaining. Idaho State held Northern Arizona scoreless the rest of the half, taking a 37-22 lead.

    In the second half, ISU had leads of up to 27 points and NAU never got closer than 13.

    NAU committed 17 turnovers to ISU's eight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NAU
    IDST
    Points 49 71
    FG Made-Attempted 16-44 (.364) 30-57 (.526)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-20 (.700) 3-7 (.429)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 27

    2008-09 Season

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