Big Sky Conference
Only seconds after getting a similar shot blocked, Kris Yanku drove for a runner and banked it off the glass from four feet out with four seconds remaining, lifting Northern Arizona to a 70-68 victory over Sacramento State in a battle with Big Sky Conference tourney implications on Saturday.
Mikh McKinney pumped in 21 points and Sacramento State took over first place in the Big Sky Conference with a 73-60 win over Portland State Saturday night.
If the Sacramento State Men’s basketball team wins the Big Sky Conference regular season title, the conference championship will be held on Sacramento State Campus.
Sekou Wiggs added 12 points, Connor Hill scored 11 and Paulin Mpawe grabbed nine rebounds for Idaho (11-12, 6-6 Big Sky), which made 27 of 48 (56.3 percent) from the field and outrebounded the Hornets 38-22.
Drew Brandon added 13 points, including two free throws with 3.1 seconds left for the Eagles (19-5, 10-1), who won their sixth straight since losing 90-77 in Sacramento.
The Big Sky Conference is going to review whether it should continue to hold its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments at the site of the regular-season champion or use some other model, including the possibility of a predetermined location.
For the second year in a row, the Sacramento State Hornets have beaten a Pac-12 team on the final play of the game. This year it was walk-on kicker, Edgar Castaneda, nailing a 30-yard field goal […]