SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid heeded his teammates' advice after a rough first half, and helped lead North Dakota State back to the NCAA Tournament.
NDSU faces Nebraska Omaha in Summit League finals
No. 4 seed North Dakota State (17-15, 11-7) vs. No. 2 seed Nebraska Omaha (21-10, 15-3)
Summit League Conference Tourney Championship, Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, Sioux Falls, South...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Mitch Hahn posted 16 points, including the final points with 3:13 remaining, and grabbed seven rebounds as Nebraska Omaha narrowly defeated Purdue Fort Wayne 61-60 in the...
Ft. Wayne meets Nebraska Omaha in Summit League semis
No. 3 seed Purdue Fort Wayne (18-14, 10-7) vs. No. 2 seed Nebraska Omaha (20-10, 14-3)
Summit League Conference Tourney Semifinals, Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota;...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Zach Jackson had 21 points and eight rebounds and Wanjang Tut scored 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting to help Omaha beat North Dakota 81-76 on Saturday night in the Summit...
DENVER (AP) — JT Gibson scored 22 points, making five 3-pointers, and Omaha held off Denver 86-76 on Saturday to close the regular season with a top-two seed into the upcoming Summit League...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Emmanuel Nzekwesi had 25 points and 13 rebounds as Oral Roberts narrowly defeated Omaha 84-80 on Thursday night.
D.J. Weaver had 15 points and three blocks for Oral...
Pile lifts Omaha over North Dakota St. 58-50
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Matt Pile tallied 12 points and 13 rebounds to lead Omaha to a 58-50 win over North Dakota State on Saturday.
Zach Jackson had 16 points for Omaha (18-9, 12-2 Summit...
Jackson rallies Omaha past PFW 74-71
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zach Jackson scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Omaha scored the last four points of the game to slip past Purdue Fort Wayne 74-71 on Saturday night.
Hahn scores 22 to lift Omaha past S. Dakota St. 85-84
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitch Hahn drove toward the baseline, pulled up and hit a fadeaway jumper from the corner at the buzzer Thursday night to give Nebraska-Omaha an 85-84 upset of South Dakota State, the two-time defending Summit League champs.
Omaha rallies to edge South Dakota 107-102 in OT
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Zach Jackson tossed in 27 points, Mitchell Hahn hit a big 3-pointer and scored 21 and KJ Robinson added 20 points and seven assists to help Omaha rally past South Dakota 107-102 in overtime on Thursday night at neutral-site Sanford Pentagon.
Jackson, Gibson lead Omaha past North Dakota 990-72
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zach Jackson scored 22 points, JT Gibson added 20 and Omaha weather a big run before pulling away to defeat North Dakota 90-72 on Sunday.
Jackson scored seven points as the Mavericks went on a 15-0 run midway through the first half and led 49-33 at the break. The lead was 20 after a Gibson layup five minutes into the second half before the Fighting Hawks reeled off 16 straight.
Jackson hits 4 3s, scores 21 as Omaha beats S. Dakota 75-68
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zach Jackson and Mitch Hahn combined to score 29 of their 36 points in the second half and Omaha beat South Dakota 75-68 on Sunday night to snap a three-game skid against the Coyotes.
Jackson had 16 of his 21 points in the second half and Hahn finished with 15 points. JT Gibson also scored 15 points, on 7-of-9 shooting, and Matt Pile added 12 points for Omaha (11-5, 5-1 Summit League). The Mavericks have won four in a row and eight of their last nine.
Omaha takes down W. Illinois behind 22 pts from Jackson
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Zach Jackson scored 22 points and KJ Robinson scored 18 and Omaha won its third straight in beating Western Illinois 80-71 on Thursday night.
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.
Pile, Hahn rally Omaha to 92-91 victory over North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Matt Pile and Mitchell Hahn posted double-doubles and Hahn hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 8 seconds left in the game to lift Omaha to a 92-91 victory over North Dakota on Thursday night.
Pile finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season and Hahn tallied 17 points with 11 boards for his second. Zach Jackson had 15 points and JT Gibson scored 13 for the Mavericks (9-8, 3-1 Summit League).
Hahn, Pile combine for 39, Omaha tops North Dakota St, 90-77
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitchell Hahn and Matt Pile combined to score 39 points as Omaha rolled past North Dakota State, 90-77 to win their second Summit League game in three starts to open the conference season Wednesday night.
The Mavericks bounced back after taking their first loss in five games Sunday, falling to Oral Roberts after knocking off Denver in the conference opener.
Gibson’s career night helps Omaha beat Denver 91-84
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — JT Gibson hit five 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 22 points and Matt Pile scored 17 on 8-of-12 shooting to help Omaha hold on for a 91-84 win over Denver on Friday night in the Summit League opener for both teams.
Mitch Hahn added 16 points, Zach Jackson scored 11 and Ayo Akinwole 10 for Omaha (7-7), which has won four in a row.
Hahn’s double-double leads Omaha past Rice 83-66
HOUSTON (AP) — Mitchell Hahn totaled 18 points and 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season and Omaha picked up its third straight win with an 83-66 victory over Rice on Friday night.
Jackson leads Omaha past UC Santa Barbara 85-74
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zach Jackson scored 22 points to lead Omaha past UC Santa Barbara 85-74 on Wednesday night.
Jackson was 9 of 13 from the field for the Mavericks (5-7). Matt Pile added 13 points, 11 rebounds and five assists and Mitchell Hahn and KJ Robinson had 11 points apiece.
Omaha shot 55 percent from the field compared to 41 percent for UC Santa Barbara.
Hahn, Pile lead Omaha past Idaho 89-80
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Mitch Hahn had a season-high 21 points, Matt Pile had a double-double and Omaha held off Idaho 89-80 on Saturday.
KJ Robinson, who had 12 points, knocked down three straight 3-pointers as the Mavericks (4-7) doubled their lead to 63-45 midway through the second half. The Vandals (3-7) trailed by 10 with 2½ minutes to play and got within five several times in the final minute, but Omaha went 8 for 8 from the foul line in the last 53 seconds.
Omaha runs away in second half, beats Bethune-Cookman 76-56
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — JT Gibson scored 21 points, Zach Jackson added 20 and Omaha blew out Bethune-Cookman in the second half for a 76-56 victory on Tuesday night.
Bethune-Cookman built a 10-point halftime lead, 37-27, but was outscored 49-19 in the second half.
Denver downs Omaha 94-78 behind Rosga’s 28 points
DENVER (AP) — Joe Rosga scored 28 points with four 3-pointers, Daniel Amigo added 21 points, and Denver never trailed in beating Omaha 94-78 on Wednesday night to split the season series.
Ade Murkey scored 11 points and Jake Pemberton added 10 for the Pioneers (12-14, 6-6 Summit League), who made 10 of 20 3-pointers and shot 59.3 percent from the field.
Omaha outlasts Denver 86-80 in double overtime
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — JT Gibson hit a 3-pointer in the second overtime to give Omaha the lead and the Mavericks hit 6 of 6 free throws in the final 29 seconds to hold off Denver 86-80 on Thursday night.
Scott leads way in Fort Wayne’s 82-78 win over Omaha
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Bryson Scott scored 26 points and John Konchar had 13 rebounds and nine assists and Fort Wayne beat Omaha 82-78 on Saturday night.
Omaha pulled within 74-72 during Fort Wayne's almost four-minute scoring drought when Matt Pile made 1 of 2 free throws, Daniel Norl had a layup and Zach Jackson a jumper with 3:09 left.
Pyle’s double-double leads Omaha past Doane 100-60
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Matt Pile had career highs of 18 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double and Omaha cruised to a 100-60 win over NAIA Doane on Tuesday night.
Daniel Norl added 17 points and Zach Jackson 16 for the Mavericks (5-12), who had six players in double figures. Pile made 9 of 11 shots as Omaha made 10 of 21 from 3-point range and shot 60 percent overall (40 for 67). Ayo Akinwole had 12 points on a perfect shooting night with nine rebounds, seven assists and two steals.
Jackson scores 25 points, leads Omaha past Montana St. 84-71
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zach Jackson scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Omaha to an 84-71 win over Montana State on Thursday night.
Omaha (4-11), which has won three of its last four games, opened the season with an 89-80 overtime loss to the Bobcats.
The Mavericks closed the first period on a 23-10 run to lead 41-28 at the break. Montana State never threatened in the second half.
Omaha never trails in 99-58 win over Cornell College
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — JT Gibson scored a career-high 21 points, Zach Jackson added 18 points to go with 14 rebounds and Omaha never trailed in a 99-58 win over Division III Cornell College on Sunday.
Omaha (3-10) shot 62 percent from the field, including 10 of 20 from long range, got 20 assists on its 40 buckets, and had a 45-23 rebounding advantage to deliver coach Derrin Hansen his 200th career victory.
Omaha beats Arkansas State 77-74
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zach Jackson scored 22 points, JT Gibson added a career-high 17, and Omaha held off Arkansas State to win its second game of the season, 77-74 on Wednesday night and snap a three-game skid.
ASU rallied from a 17-point deficit and Deven Simms' layup tied it at 58 after a 12-0 run. The Red Wolves twice pulled within one point before taking a 70-69 lead on Salif Boudie's layup.