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Men's Basketball to Host End of Year Banquet April 25

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Head Men's Basketball Coach Jack Murphy invites all fans to the 2013 NAU Men's Basketball Banquet on Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at the 1899 Bar & Grill Ballroom. The cost to attend the banquet will be $50 per person as we celebrate the 2013 men's basketball season.

Picked to finish last in the Big Sky in the preseason polls, the men's basketball team qualified for the Big Sky Championship with an 8-12 conference record and faced second-seeded Weber State in the opening round of the conference tournament. The Lumberjacks defeated three tournament qualifiers during the regular season and led in the final minutes against Sweet 16 team Oregon.

Senior Gabe Rogers ranked second in the Big Sky in scoring and was named to the All-Conference first team after finishing his career fifth in program history in career points. Senior Stallon Saldivar earned Big Sky honorable mention after he ranked second in the conference in assists and recorded the first triple-double in program history.

Fans are asked to RSVP for the banquet by Monday, April 22, by calling (928) 523-3389 or emailing Rocky Silvestri at rocky.silvestri@nau.edu.