Chicago State vs Nebraska Omaha

Nebraska-Omaha 79, Chicago St. 75


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Justin Simmons scored 26 points, including three 3-pointers, to help Nebraska-Omaha rally for a 79-75 nonconference victory over Chicago State on Tuesday night.

Simmons was 6 of 13 from the floor and 11 of 13 from the line for the Mavericks (10-18), who got 15 points from CJ Carter and 14 from Caleb Steffensmeier.

Quinton Pippen led the Cougars (8-18) with 17 points. Nate Duhon and Matt Ross had 15 apiece.

Chicago State led for most of the second half and went ahead 62-55 on Pippen's layup with 5:13 to play. But Nebraska-Omaha came alive after that, reeling off a 14-0 run, capped by Simmons' 3-pointer, for a 69-62 lead with 1:53 left. The Mavericks added 10 free throws in the final 1:30 to secure the win.

Nebraska-Omaha, which previously beat Chicago State in the Joe Cipriano Nebraska Classic in November, hosts North Dakota in a BracketBusters game on Saturday.

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Chicago State Cougars
M. Ross, F347-130-051315
J. Robinson, F182-50-01115
M. Chamberlain, F10-00-00000
Q. Pippen, G377-131-244517
J. Dismukes, G224-100-02329
N. Duhon316-152-264315
C. Gray261-10-05232
A. Williams225-92-5102112
C. Rosenberg60-00-01000
M. Starks30-00-01010
Totals 32-665-938171975
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks
A. Welhouse, F212-40-25015
J. Karhoff, C313-71-24217
C. Carter, G346-102-214215
A. Phillips, G333-70-06108
J. Simmons, G316-1311-1364226
C. Steffensmeier223-55-613114
M. Tyus130-30-01220
M. Hagerbaumer102-30-01114
J. Coleman40-00-01000
T. Egli10-00-00000
Totals 25-5219-2529171079
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Grand Canyon0-04-0155
New Mex. St.0-02-125
Utah Valley0-03-240
UT-Rio Grande Valley0-03-2257
Chicago St.0-01-4198

Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ill.0-03-0186
South Dakota0-04-126
S. Dak. St.0-03-2120
No. Dak. St.0-01-287
Oral Roberts0-01-3315
Other games
DUQ 49 Final
IND 72 Final
MU 67 Final
VCU 62 Final
STL 76
UVA 50 Final
FLA 60 Final