Northern Arizona defeats UC Riverside 68-56

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP)—DeAngelo Jones and Cameron Jones each scored 17 points and Northern Arizona beat UC Riverside 68-56 Sunday.

The victory was the first in four games for the Lumberjacks (3-5), who ended the Highlanders’ five-game winning streak.

Rudy Meo led the Riverside (5-3) with 16 points and Sean Cunningham added 14.

Northern Arizona took a 36-22 lead into halftime after Riverside shot just 6 of 20 in the first 20 minutes.

The Lumberjacks trailed 6-5 early, but Cameron Jones scored five straight points and NAU led the rest of the way.

Later in the half, the Lumberjacks broke open the game with a 16-5 run. Cameron Jones and DeAngelo Jones accounted for 14 of the 16 points.

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 Top Performers
 UC Riverside
Sean Cunningham Sean Cunningham
6-10,  14 Pts
2 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Northern Arizona
Cameron Jones Cameron Jones
6-15,  17 Pts
7 Rebs, 3 Assists

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