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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Nebraska Omaha Mavericks
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-LRPI Rank
S. Dak. St.12-426-828
IPFW12-424-1071
Neb.-Omaha10-618-14143
IUPUI9-713-19188
No. Dak. St.8-820-13125
Denver7-916-15193
Oral Roberts6-1014-17151
South Dakota5-1114-18197
Western Ill.3-1310-17262
 
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UK 50 Final
ND 64
LCSC 57 Final
GONZ 104
MU 49 Final
FLA 82