IUPUI vs Nebraska Omaha

Nebraska-Omaha 90, IUPUI 79

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - John Karhoff scored 20 points, CJ Carter added 19 and hot-shooting Nebraska-Omaha withstood a late rally for a 90-79 victory over IUPUI on Thursday night in the first-ever meeting between the schools.

Karhoff was 7 of 9 from the field, Carter was 8 of 9 and Justin Simmons, who scored 16, was 7 of 12 for the Mavericks (5-14, 2-5 Summit League), who shot 62 percent from the floor. Alex Phillips chipped in 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting.

Donovan Gibbs led the Jaguars (6-14, 1-5) with a career-high 22 points and 10 rebounds, and Sean Esposito scored 20.

Nebraska-Omaha led most of the second half but saw IUPUI pull within 82-79 on Gibbs' dunk with 1:12 left. But the Mavericks scored the game's last eight points on an Alex Welhouse layup, a Simmons dunk and four free throws.

The Mavericks, Summit League newcomers this season, won despite committing 18 turnovers.

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Scoreboard
IUPUI (6-14)364379
Nebraska Omaha (5-14) «424890

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IUPUI Jaguars
D. Gibbs, F4010-132-2102222
L. Gaines, F312-60-05324
G. Rice, G403-101-33428
S. Esposito, G346-163-413420
J. Shanklin, G335-93-442215
P. Hubert133-60-01018
M. Patton71-30-00032
C. Loepker20-00-00000
Totals 30-639-1325141679
 47.6%69.2% 
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks
A. Welhouse, F273-71-13227
J. Karhoff, C317-96-655220
C. Carter, G338-92-342219
A. Phillips, G286-71-264015
J. Simmons, G277-121-163416
M. Tyus251-75-61128
C. Steffensmeier221-22-22425
M. Hagerbaumer70-00-01020
Totals 33-5318-2130211690
 62.3%85.7% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-422-12116
No. Dak. St.11-519-11111
Neb.-Omaha9-718-14138
IPFW8-820-13178
Denver8-816-14211
S. Dak. St.8-818-17155
IUPUI7-914-18218
Western Ill.5-118-20325
Oral Roberts4-128-22292
 
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