Five Mavericks scored in double figures, but the Omaha men’s basketball team dropped a 90-71 road decision to Seattle Thursday night at the Redhawk Center.
Playing in his first game since Nov. 20, KJ Robinson scored a season-high 17 points on five 3-pointers alongside two assists and two steals. Matt Pile recorded his second double-double of the year with 10 points on 4-of-8 shooting, 11 rebounds and a steal.
JT Gibson followed with 13 points, two boards, three assists and a steal, and Zach Jackson added another 12 points with two rebounds and an assist while hitting 5-of-5 at the line. Brett Barney had a solid night off the bench, making 4-of-4 shots from the field for a season-high 10 points.
Matej Kavas and Delante Jones each had a game-high 26 points for Seattle, with Kavas hitting six 3-pointers and Jones adding four more. Terrell Brown had a double-double on 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Omaha returns to action Saturday, Dec. 8 with a trip to Oregon — the Mavericks’ third and final meeting with a Pac-12 team. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. CT at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore.