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Northern Arizona Lumberjacks men's basketball
Northern Arizona University
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Blue and Gold
NCAA Tournament appearances
Conference tournament champions
Conference regular season champions
1986, 1997, 1998, 2006
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks men's basketball team represents [1 ] Northern Arizona University, located in Flagstaff, Arizona, in NCAA Division I men's competition. The school's team currently competes in the Big Sky Conference. The team's most recent appearance in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament was in 2000. The Lumberjacks are currently coached by Jack Murphy, hired in April 2012 after a disastrous season in which previous head coach Mike Adras resigned in December and the team lost its final 16 games. All NAU Lumberjack basketball games are broadcast on KBTK-FM 105.1 in Flagstaff and are available on-line at www.bigtalkerradio.com [2 ]
NCAA tournament results [ edit ]
The Lumberjacks have appeared in two
NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 0–2.
NAU Head Coach
1998 L 65–62
2000 L 61–56
NIT results [ edit ]
The Lumberjacks have appeared in the
NIT three times. Their combined record is 0–3.
NAU Head Coach
1986 L 67–61
1997 L 101–74
2006 L 58–53
Notable players [ edit ]
Dan McClintock – former NBA center, had brief stint with the Denver Nuggets
Andre Spencer – former NBA Forward, played three years in the NBA. drafted by the Atlanta Hawks
Cameron Jones – selected 10th overall in 1st round by Ft. Wayne Mad Ants in NBA Development League Draft November 4, 2011
Notes and references [ edit ]
^ Northern Arizona uses "Lumberjacks" as its athletic nickname for both sexes. This contrasts with the other NCAA Division I school with that nickname, Stephen F. Austin State University—the latter school uses "Lumberjacks" only for men's teams and "Ladyjacks" for women's teams.
^ Associated Press (April 12, 2012). "N. Arizona hires Jack Murphy". ESPN.com . Retrieved April 13, 2012.