The Omaha men’s basketball team overcame a 15-point deficit Tuesday night to earn its first road win of the season, defeating preseason MEAC favorite Bethune-Cookman 76-56 at Moore Gymnasium. The Mavericks improve to 2-3 on the season, while the Wildcats drop to 2-4.
JT Gibson was Omaha’s leading scorer for the second straight game, finishing with a career-high-tying 21 points. The junior hit three 3-pointers and went 8-of-8 at the free throw line while adding two rebounds, three assists and three steals for the night.
Mitch Hahn pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds and had eight points, two assists, two steals and a block.
Omaha plays host to Montana State at Baxter Arena on Saturday, Nov. 24, with tipoff set for 1 p.m.