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.