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Northern Arizona thumps Sac. State

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Posted: Sunday, February 26, 2006 6:03 am | Updated: 4:12 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Ruben Boykin Jr. had 21 points and five rebounds as Northern Arizona beat Sacramento State 92-72 on Saturday.

Kyle Landry added 16 points and five rebounds, and Josh Wilson dished out 10 assists for the Lumberjacks (20-8, 12-1 Big Sky).

Already leading 34-31 with 3:29 left in the first half, the Lumberjacks completed a 14-5 run to go into the break 48-36. Landry was 10-for-10 from the free throw line in the first half.

The Hornets (14-13, 5-8) came back to trim the Lumberjacks lead 73-68 on DaShawn Freeman’s layup with 6:13 to go.

Calm under the pressure, Northern Arizona made a series of big shots and held the Hornet scoreless in the last 1:52 to seal the win.

Jason Harris had 16 points for Sacramento State, which has lost five straight conference games at home and eight of its last nine.

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