MALIBU, Calif. -- Gabe Rogers hit seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points as Northern Arizona defeated Pepperdine 88-74 Sunday.
Cameron Jones added 23 points and eight assist and Stallon Saldivar finished with nine assists for the Lumberjacks (4-2), who extended their winning streak to four and won in Malibu for the first time in 11 tries.
There were nine ties and 12 lead changes in the first half before NAU went on a 9-0 run to go into the break up 47-37. The Lumberjacks led by double-digits the entire second half, and they went ahead by 20, 69-49, with a little more than 12 minutes to play.
NAU was without leading scorer Eric Platt, who missed the game due to illness.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.