December 20, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Marcus Johnson Jr. led four reserves in double figures with 15 points and Arkansas Little Rock continued its best start in school history with an 84-57 win over Northern Arizona on Sunday.

Jalen Jackson added 14 points, Roger Woods 13 and Mareik Isom 12 for the Trojans (10-0), who tied the school record for consecutive wins. The 10-0 start is also the best-ever for a Sun Belt Conference team.

Kris Yanku had 13 points for the Lumberjacks (2-8), whose bench was outscored 58-11 in losing their fifth straight.

Little Rock shot 50 percent and outrebounded NAU, which shot 35 percent, 43-30.

The Trojans were up by double figures nine minutes into the game after a 9-0 run. Northern Arizona got back within five at the five-minute mark but Little answered with a 17-0 run and led 44-23 at the half. Johnson had 13 points, including eight in the big run.

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