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Lumberjack Hoops Welcomes Hawai’i This Saturday

Game 9

Where: Hawai'i (Flagstaff, Ariz.)

When: Dec. 7 at 5 p.m.

All-Time Series: Hawai'I leads 1-0

Radio:  KBTK 105.1 FM

            Money Radio 1510 AM & 99.3 FM

            Sodexo Lumberjack Radio Network

            Mitch Strohman – Play-By-Play

            Dave Brown – Color Analyst

            Russ Pennell – Color Analyst

            Sideline Reporter – Kara Hammer

Audio Stream: www.BigTalkerRadio.com

Video Stream: www.NAU-TV.com or www.WatchBigSky.com

Live Stats: www.NAUAthletics.com

TV: FOX Sports Arizona and FOX Sports Pacific

Game Notes

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men's basketball team welcomes the University of Hawai'i this Saturday. Tip-off versus the Rainbow Warriors is slated for 5 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome. The first 2,000 students will receive a free 2013-14 Kiss My Axe t-shirt courtesy of ASNAU. The game will be aired live on FOX Sports Arizona and FOX Sports Pacific. For more information on how to purchase tickets click here.

Saturday's game will be the second of the season for NAU at home. The Lumberjacks enter Saturday's game with a 2-6 overall record, but a 1-0 record at home. Led by senior forward Max Jacobsen, NAU will look to earn its first win over the Rainbow Warriors in school history. Jacobsen is averaging 16.4 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

Hawai'i holds a 5-2 overall record. The Rainbow Warriors enter the game on a three-game win streak after victories over UH Hilo, New Orleans and Montana. Hawai'i is led by Christian Standhardinger who is averaging 18.4 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. 

All NAU Lumberjack Athletic Association members and men's basketball season ticket holders will enjoy complimentary access to the all new True Blue NAU Coors Light Lounge. This event opens one hour prior to tip-off on the floor level south side of the Skydome and includes a variety of Miller/Coors beer, a wine selection, and complimentary snacks. During weekend games the True Blue NAU Coors Light Lounge will have an accompanying fan fest with games for both youth and adults.

At halftime of Saturday's men's basketball game, fans will be entertained by Quick Change. It will amaze you on how within seconds David & Diana will change from one costume into another costume in front of the crowd! They have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and NBC's America's Got Talent.

Quick Steals

• Head coach Jack Murphy is in his second season at the helm of the men's basketball team.

• Max Jacobsen is the lone senior on the Lumberjack roster. He leads NAU in scoring after four games with an average of 16.4 points per game.

• Jacobsen, Quinton Upshur and Aaseem Dixon are the only players to score 20 or more points in a single game this season.

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