The Omaha men’s basketball team earned its second conference victory and its second win of a three-game home stand Wednesday night, defeating North Dakota State 90-77 at Baxter Arena. The Mavericks are now 8-8 (2-1 Summit League), while the Bison drop to 6-10 (1-2).
Matt Pile had a monster night with career highs of 19 points and 12 rebounds, hitting 7-of-11 from the floor. Mitch Hahn led all scorers with 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting with four 3-pointers, four boards and three assists.
Omaha returns to the road on Thursday, Jan. 10 with a visit to North Dakota at 7 p.m. in Grand Forks, N.D.