North Dakota State vs Nebraska Omaha

N. Dakota St. 84, Nebraska-Omaha 57

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Taylor Braun scored 22 points and North Dakota State clinched the No. 3 seed in the Summit League tournament with an 84-57 win over Nebraska-Omaha on Saturday.

The Bison (22-8, 12-4 Summit) will play either South Dakota or Kansas City in the quarterfinals on March 10 in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Braun, a junior who returned to practice Monday after missing 10 games with a fracture in his right foot, surpassed 1,000 points for his career with a driving layup at the 5:17 mark of the first half. That was part of a 15-2 run capped by a Chris Kading block and dunk that made it 40-17.

Marshall Bjorklund added 18 points and TrayVonn Wright had 15 for North Dakota State, which shot 57 percent and outrebounded the Mavericks 45-25.

Marcus Tyus led Nebraska-Omaha (11-20, 6-10) with 10 points.

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Scoreboard
North Dakota State (22-8) «463884
Nebraska Omaha (11-20)263157
 
North Dakota State Bison
T. Wright, F266-111-261115
M. Bjorklund, F208-92-433318
T. Braun, G298-155-653322
L. Alexander, G251-15-64317
K. Brown, G201-12-25234
C. Kading182-30-12015
B. VandenBergh181-10-04013
N. Zastrow171-30-02213
J. Aaberg101-30-08032
M. Felt90-20-00000
J. Mauch41-22-21005
F. Newell40-10-00000
Totals 30-5217-2342141784
 57.7%73.9% 
Nebraska Omaha
A. Welhouse, F301-52-21005
J. Karhoff, C152-61-11155
C. Carter, G243-61-21118
J. Simmons, G213-102-23329
A. Phillips, G183-70-01136
C. Steffensmeier190-11-21111
M. Tyus185-90-040110
S. Krych171-62-33014
J. Coleman141-51-23113
T. Egli141-72-21024
M. Hagerbaumer101-10-04002
Totals 21-6312-162581757
 33.3%75% 
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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SYR 53
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MEMP 76 Final
UCF 67
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MARQET 72
STL 66 Final
GW 58
TEXAS 65 Final
OKLAST 78
WYO 42 Final
NMEX 53
PORT 52 Final
GONZAG 81
MIAMI 76 Final
DUKE 79
KSU 64 Final
BAYLOR 61
IOWA 60 Final
IND 73
SJST 61 Final
LATECH 88
RUT 51 Final
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