-Junior point guard Stephanie Jackson scored 11 points, including the game-winning free throws in the final 30 seconds, to help 9th-ranked UAA fend off a Saint Martin’s upset bid for a 59-56 women’s basketball victory last night at the Alaska Airlines Center.
The Seawolves, now 20-2 overall, 10-1 Great Northwest Athletic Conference, also got 12 points from senior guard Safiyyah Yasin and 10 points, six assists and no turnover from senior point guard Yazmeen Goo as they avoided their first GNAC regular-season home loss since March 2016. Next up, Seattle Pacific tomorrow afternoon at 5:15 at the AAC.
-Sophomore guard Tobin Karlberg had career highs of 22 points and nine rebounds and junior point guard DeAndre Osuigwe delivered a double-double to help the UAA men’s basketball team hold off Saint Martin’s for a 92-81 victory at the Alaska Airlines Center.
The Seawolves, now 14-8 overall, 7-4 Great Northwest Athletic Conference, also got 16 points from senior forward Niko Bevens as they rode a school-record 15 three-pointers in the first half to their third straight victory. UAA takes on first place Seattle Pacific tomorrow night at 7:30.
UAA HOCKEY IS BACK IN THE FRIENDLY CONFINES OF THE CHUCK HOMAN ARENA TONIGHT AND TOMORROW, TAKING ON FIRST PLACE AND THIRD-RANKED MINNESOTA STATE-MANKATO. THE SEAWOLVES, IN 8TH PLACE IN THE WCHA STANDINGS, DROPPED AND TIED GAMES LAST WEEKEND AT LAKE SUPERIOR STATE, WHILE THE MAVERICKS SPLIT TWO GAMES WITH BEMIDJI STATE. GAMETIME TONIGHT IS 7:07, TOMORROW AT 5:07, WITH BOTH GAMES AIRING HERE ON KHAR.
IN BOYS HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY FROM LAST NIGHT, EAST DOUBLED UP BARTLETT 8-4 AND WEST GOT BY EAGLE RIVER 3-2. TODAY, A DOUBLEHEADER AT THE BEN BOEKE, AS LATHROP AND EAST PLAY AT 4:30, FOLLOWED BY SOUTH AND SERVICE AT 6:30. TOMORROW, WEST AND DIMOND FINISH THE CIC REGULAR SEASON AT 6:30 AT BEN BOEKE.
COOK INLET CONFERENCE BASKETBALL TONIGHT HAS SERVICE TRAVELING EAGLE RIVER, DIMOND PLAYING AT CHUGIAK, WEST GOING TO SOUTH AND EAST HOSTING BARTLETT. GIRLS GAMES AT 6, BOYS AT 7:30.
UAA GYMNASTICS IS COMPETING AT A TRI-MEET TONIGHT IN SEATTLE. THE SEAWOLVES ARE JOINED BY SEATTLE PACIFIC AND SACRAMENTO STATE. UAA is trying to bounce back from a season-low 189.600 score last week and searching for its first victory over an MPSF opponent this year.