Brett Barney's 3-pointer capped a 20-10 run to give the Mavericks (10-8, 4-1 Summit League) a 40-28 lead with 2:19 before halftime. Omaha led 45-33 at the break and held on to its double-digit lead until Isaac Johnson's layup provided the game's final margin.
JT Gibson scored 14 points and Mitchell Hahn added 11 points and nine rebounds for Omaha. Jackson, Robinson, Gibson, Hahn and Matt Pile all entered the game averaging double figures for the Mavericks. Pile finished with just two points but grabbed seven boards, with three assists and two steals. Omaha shot 29 of 57 from the field with 10 3s.
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Scott carries Loyola Marymount over Prairie View 79-76
Eli Scott and Ivan Alipiev each scored 17 points as Loyola Marymount beat Prairie View 79-76 on Friday night.
Tryon carries Portland over Evergreen State 77-55
Jacob Tryon had 10 points and 11 rebounds to lead Portland to a 77-55 win over Evergreen State on Friday night.