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NAU climbs back for 62-58 womens’ win over Eastern


Paul Delaney

Aubrey Ashenfelter launches a buzzer-beating 3-point shot just before halftime in Saturday’s game against Northern Arizona. The Eagles came up short in the end, however, losing 62-58 to the Lumberjack women.

No one likely needs remind Eastern women’s basketball team about the length of a game. That generally it takes a full 40 minutes each night to make sure of success.

But Eastern (9-5 Big Sky, 13-10 overall) seemed content to finish early last Saturday afternoon in a highly disappointing 62-58 Big Sky Conference loss to Northern Arizona at Reese Court.

The setback was not only upsetting because of the loss to the eighth-place Lumberjacks (5-8, 6-16) but it also kept the Eagles from creeping closer to conference-leading Montana (11-3, 17-6).

Eastern has just two games the next two weeks, a...

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