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Nzekwesi scores 25 to carry Oral Roberts over Omaha 84-80

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Emmanuel Nzekwesi had 25 points and 13 rebounds as Oral Roberts narrowly defeated Omaha 84-80 on Thursday night.

D.J. Weaver had 15 points and three blocks for Oral Roberts (11-20, 7-9 Summit League). Francis Lacis added 11 points. Kaelen Malone had 10 points and seven assists for the home team.

Kevin Obanor, who was second on the Golden Eagles in scoring heading into the contest with 15 points per game, shot only 20 percent in the game (1 of 5).

Mitch Hahn scored a career-high 35 points for the Mavericks (18-10, 12-3), whose six-game winning streak ended with the loss. Zach Jackson added 13 points and seven rebounds. Matt Pile had 11 points, eight rebounds and three blocks.

The Golden Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Mavericks on the season. Oral Roberts defeated Omaha 87-84 on Dec. 30. Omaha finishes out the regular season against Denver on the road on Saturday. Oral Roberts next takes the floor in the Summit League Tournament.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Nebraska Omaha 18-10 344680
home team logo Oral Roberts 11-20 394584
Team Stats
away team logo Nebraska Omaha 18-10 78.8 PPG 35.2 RPG 12.8 APG
home team logo Oral Roberts 11-20 72.3 PPG 38.6 RPG 13.6 APG
Key Players
21
Z. Jackson 18.1 PPG 4.3 RPG 1.9 APG 49.5 FG%
23
E. Nzekwesi 14.8 PPG 8.5 RPG 1.2 APG 53.5 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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