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Nebraska Omaha vs North Dakota State

N. Dakota St. 95, Nebraska-Omaha 51

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Taylor Braun scored 26 points and nine rebounds, both game highs, and North Dakota State used great 3-point shooting to rout Nebraska-Omaha 95-51 Thursday night in the Summit League opener for both teams.

Braun was 7 of 9 from behind the arc and North Dakota State was 15 of 25, or 60 percent. NDSU shot 58 percent overall from the field.

TrayVonn Wright and Marshall Bjorklund scored 14 points and Lawrence Alexander added 13 points for the Bison (6-2).

Justin Simmons scored 14 for the Mavericks (2-6), who were playing their first Summit League game. Nebraska-Omaha moved up from Division II.

Though this was their first Summit League meeting, the schools have played 68 games dating to the 1935-36 season. North Dakota State has won 40 times.

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Scoreboard
Nebraska Omaha (2-6)302151
North Dakota State (6-2) «494695
 
Nebraska Omaha
A. Welhouse, F181-50-01012
J. Karhoff, C253-100-02136
A. Phillips, G283-92-34018
J. Simmons, G186-110-031014
C. Steffensmeier, G170-00-00200
M. Hagerbaumer254-51-23109
M. Tyus210-20-02100
C. Carter170-22-22322
S. Krych121-40-00012
J. Coleman101-20-02122
T. Egli92-30-00006
Totals 21-535-719101051
 39.6%71.4% 
North Dakota State Bison
M. Bjorklund, F266-62-263014
T. Wright, F236-100-023014
T. Braun, G299-161-293126
L. Alexander, G275-102-232113
K. Brown, G240-00-02420
C. Kading233-62-250210
M. Felt211-40-03123
J. Aaberg123-61-12007
N. Zastrow112-30-01106
F. Newell41-10-03112
Totals 36-628-93918995
 58.1%88.9% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
No. Dak. St.14-226-7
IPFW12-525-11
S. Dak. St.11-519-13
Denver9-716-15
South Dakota6-912-18
Nebraska Omaha5-917-15
Western Ill.4-1110-20
IUPUI1-146-26
 
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