Avdalovic scores 17, Northern Arizona beats Idaho St. 81-69
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POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) Luke Avdalovic scored 17 points on 4-of-5 shooting from distance and led five players in double-figure scoring as Northern Arizona beat Idaho State 81-69 on Saturday night.
Ted McCree added 16 points for the Lumberjacks (4-10, 2-2). Carlos Hines had 14 points and six assists, Cameron Shelton had 12 points and Bernie Andre had 10 points and nine rebounds.
The Lumberjacks scored first and led all the way, pushing it to 23-10 midway through the first half and they were up 42-30 at the break.
Idaho State surged 11-4 to start the second half, cutting the Lumberjacks lead to 46-41 with 14:58 to play but Andre replied with a 3-pointer and a jumper back-to-back, and Shelton and Nik Mains made layups to stretch it to 55-45 midway and Idaho State never threatened after that.
Balint Mocsan led the Bengals (6-7, 2-2) with a career-high 25 points.
Updated January 5, 2019