This week in Omaha Athletics

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Patterson leads Mavericks back to top spot in Summit League

Jackson Taylor SPORTS EDITOR The Omaha men’s basketball team reclaimed a share of first place in the Summit League after their Saturday night victory over South...

Men’s basketball comes up empty on West Coast trip

UNO men's basketball is last in The Summit League in team defense, allowing 83 points per game.  That stat reared its ugly head again in an 84-79 loss Saturday night at Cal State Bakersfield.
A year after Omaha dropped two games to the Roadrunners in 13 days, the Mavs again came up short against Bakersfield.  The Roadrunners shot more than 15 points higher than their season average while improving their record to 7-13.
UNO dropped to 5-16 (2-6 Summit League) and allowed Bakersfield to make 53.8 percent of their shots.  The Mavs shot an equally impressive 50.8 percent, but came up just short at the end of the game.

Omaha suffers first home loss to South Dakota State

Ray Koch SPORTS EDITOR Mike Daum. The name probably brings a scowl and maybe, just maybe a “screw that guy,” phrase to your mouth. Yes, he has...

Erickson recognized for “good works” on and off the court

By Blake Dickinson, Contributor Helping the community has been a goal of Kyler Erickson’s long before he even knew about the Allstate Good Works award....

Mavs fall short of regional tournament bid

Top seed Missouri Southern beat fourth-seeded UNO 88-85 in the semifinals of the MIAA Men's Basketball Championship in Kansas City, ending the Mavericks' season.

Men’s basketball defeats University of Iowa

Jared Kennedy EDITOR IN CHIEF The University of Nebraska at Omaha men’s basketball team pulled out an impressive 98-89 on the road victory against the University...