Portland State hosts Fuller and Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (5-12, 1-3 Big Sky) at Portland State Vikings (7-9, 1-2 Big Sky)

Portland, Oregon; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Northern Arizona visits the Portland State Vikings after Xavier Fuller scored 23 points in Northern Arizona’s 69-54 loss to the Montana State Bobcats.

The Vikings are 3-1 in home games. Portland State scores 78.5 points and has outscored opponents by 5.1 points per game.

The Lumberjacks are 1-3 in conference games. Northern Arizona has a 2-9 record in games decided by 10 or more points.

The Vikings and Lumberjacks face off Thursday for the first time in Big Sky play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jorell Saterfield averages 2.5 made 3-pointers per game for the Vikings, scoring 15.4 points while shooting 37.4% from beyond the arc. Cameron Parker is shooting 50.0% and averaging 12.6 points over the last 10 games for Portland State.

Jalen Cole is averaging 17.4 points for the Lumberjacks. Fuller is averaging 10.4 points over the last 10 games for Northern Arizona.

LAST 10 GAMES: Vikings: 5-5, averaging 75.3 points, 28.5 rebounds, 14.5 assists, 9.1 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.7 points per game.

Lumberjacks: 3-7, averaging 72.4 points, 30.3 rebounds, 13.5 assists, 6.6 steals and 1.1 blocks per game while shooting 42.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 78.4 points.

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