IPFW vs Nebraska Omaha

Nebraska-Omaha 86, IPFW 79

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Justin Simmons scored 23 points and Marcus Tyus had 22 as Nebraska-Omaha defeated IPFW 86-79 Thursday night.

The Mavericks (8-16, 5-6 Summit) shot 63 percent from the floor, hit 6 of 12 3-pointers and made 16 of 20 free throws to win their third straight game and avenge an 18-point loss to the Mastadons (10-14, 3-7) on Jan. 5.

John Karhoff added 12 points for Nebraska-Omaha and Alex Phillips had 11.

That was enough to overcome a 32-point, nine-rebound game from IPFW's Frank Gaines. Luis Jacobo had 16 points for the Mastadons, and Michael Kibiloski had 12.

The Mavericks trailed 41-36 at halftime but hit 15 of their next 16 shots and finished with a 78.2 shooting percentage in the second half. They were up by two with 7:45 remaining when Simmons hit a 3-pointer, Carter followed with a three-point play and Simmons added a layup to make it 75-65 with 6:34 remaining.

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Scoreboard
IPFW (10-14)413879
Nebraska Omaha (8-16) «365086

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IPFW Mastodons
M. Kibiloski, F284-73-451212
L. Jacobo, F265-132-241216
P. Bland, G361-41-20323
F. Gaines, G3311-1910-1292332
I. McCray, G292-111-25526
J. Edwards294-81-10159
J. Reed170-21-24011
M. Onuorah20-00-01010
Totals 27-6419-2534131879
 42.2%76% 
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks
A. Welhouse, F182-52-21027
J. Karhoff, C296-80-032512
J. Simmons, G337-117-842123
C. Carter, G313-71-18647
A. Phillips, G234-63-440511
M. Tyus308-123-510122
C. Steffensmeier241-10-03232
M. Hagerbaumer80-00-01020
J. Coleman41-10-01102
Totals 32-5116-2027132386
 62.7%80% 
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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