- Associated Press - Thursday, February 18, 2016

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Ako Kaluna scored 17 points with nine rebounds and Northern Arizona built a big second half lead and cruised past Idaho State 81-68 on Thursday night.

Kaluna was 6 of 8 from the field as the Lumberjacks (5-20, 3-11 Big Sky) shot over 47 percent. Torry Johnson scored 16 points, Kris Yanku had 14 points with nine assists and Marcus DeBerry added 10 points.

Kaluna hit a 3-pointer midway through the first half to give Northern Arizona a lead it never relinquished. Idaho State got as close as five with 12:48 left after a Geno Luzcando free throw, but the Lumberjacks pushed their lead back to 16 on Johnson’s dunk with 7:45 to go and the Bengals never caught up.

Luzcando led Idaho State (13-12, 8-5) with 23 points. Ethan Telfair scored 12 points despite shooting 2 of 11.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide