Western Illinois vs Nebraska Omaha

W. Illinois 81, Nebraska-Omaha 70


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Obi Emegano scored 24 points and Ceola Clark added 20 to lead Western Illinois to an 81-70 victory against Nebraska-Omaha on Tuesday night.

Jack Houpt added 15 points for the Leathernecks (11-8), who shot 58.7 percent (27 for 46), including 10 of 17 from 3-point range.

Alex Welhouse scored 17 points and CJ Carter and Mitch Albers added 14 each for the Mavericks (7-15), who are reclassifying to Division I this season and will join Western Illinois as a full Summit League member in 2012-13.

Emegano scored nine of the Leathernecks' points in a 12-2 run over a 5:33 stretch of the second half. Houpt added a 3-pointer during the surge, which gave Western Illinois a 69-54 cushion with 3:14 remaining.

Terell Parks had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Leathernecks.

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Western Illinois Leathernecks
O. Emegano, F347-129-1073124
J. Houpt, F325-71-243515
T. Parks, C275-62-592212
C. Clark III, G377-122-335020
T. Tyler, G261-31-44134
R. Roberts-Burnett251-22-22314
D. Gebru121-20-01022
D. McAvoy60-20-00000
J. McDonald10-00-00000
Totals 27-4617-2631171481
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks
A. Welhouse, F347-110-051417
J. Karhoff, C344-80-15638
M. Albers, G355-114-614414
C. Steffensmeier, G322-50-03246
C. Carter, G305-94-643314
I. Gandy153-50-00017
J. Ring112-40-02024
J. Coleman80-10-01000
M. Hagerbaumer00-00-00000
Totals 28-548-1321162170
Mid Continent
Oral Roberts12-223-11
Southern Utah6-816-14
Western Ill.3-117-23
Expanded Standings

Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota0-011-390
Western Ill.0-07-2162
S. Dak. St.0-09-593
No. Dak. St.0-05-5105
Oral Roberts0-04-9190
Other games
Michigan 66 Final
Purdue 64
S Florida 47 Final
MU 67
Baylor 77 Final
Oklahoma 65
SDSU 52 Final
Wyoming 42
Kentucky 57 Final
Georgia 44