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Baker scores 33 in UArizona 96-53 rout of NAU

Posted at 10:06 PM, Dec 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 00:06:56-05

TUCSON, Arizona — Jemarl Baker scored 33 points and made seven 3-pointers, sending Arizona to a 96-53 rout of Northern Arizona.

Arizona swarmed the Lumberjacks in their first game of the season, scoring the first 15 points on the way to building a 26-point halftime lead.

Baker played free and confidently from the opening tip, scoring 19 points to eclipse his career high by halftime. He hit his first seven 3s and finished 7 for 9 from behind the arc.

Luke Avdalovic led Northern Arizona with 16 points and Cam Shelton added 15.