Johnson’s 26 lead UT Rio Grande Valley over N. Arizona 91-79

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EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Justin Johnson scored 26 points — 20 after halftime — and UT Rio Grande Valley beat Northern Arizona 91-79 on Tuesday night.

Johnson was 8 of 16 shooting, including 1 for 3 from distance, and went 9 for 10 from the line for the Vaqueros (4-2). Will Johnston added 20 points while shooting 5 for 8 (2 for 4 from 3-point range) and 8 of 8 from the free throw line, and they also had five assists. Ahren Freeman was 9 of 14 shooting and 1 of 3 from the free throw line to finish with 19 points.

Nik Mains finished with 22 points and six rebounds for the Lumberjacks (2-5). Northern Arizona also got 14 points, five assists and two steals from Jalen Cole. Liam Lloyd also had 12 points and four assists.

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