NCAA Game Summary - Northern Arizona at Sacramento State
(Saturday, January 28th)
Final Score: Sacramento State 77, Northern Arizona 43
Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - Konner Veteto poured in 24 points to lead Sacramento State to a 77-43 demolition of Northern Arizona in Big Sky conference action from The Nest.
Jackson Carbajal netted 18 and Dylan Garrity scored 11 and dished out eight assists in the win for Sacramento State (6-14, 1-8 Big Sky) which captured its first conference win and snapped a nine game losing streak.
Gabe Rogers led Northern Arizona (5-16, 1-8) with 13 points while James Douglas chipped in 11 for the Lumberjacks who have now lost seven straight.
Sacramento State dominated the first half and led 38-19 at the break. The Hornets went 15-fo-32 from the floor in the opening frame while Northern Arizona managed ed to go only 7-of-20 including misses on all three attempts from beyond the arc.
In the second half Sacramento State just got better shooting 51.5 percent from the floor and limiting Northern Arizona to just 31.3 percent shooting in the half as the Hornets went on to a comfortable victory.
Sacramento State destroyed Northern Arizona on the inside with a rebounding advantage of 43-30 and by outscoring the Lumberjacks 50-20 on points in the paint. The Hornets also turned 16 Northern Arizona turnovers into 25 points while committing only six turnovers themselves.
01/29 00:10:24 ET