After making new head coach Chance Lindley's debut at Sapp Field House a successful one, the UNO women's basketball team took to the road for games last Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The three-game stretch included a matchup with #14 Kentucky, a trip to Division II West Vi
UNO outlasted the Missouri Western Griffons for a 96-84 win Wednesday night at Sapp Fieldhouse, though the game itself was a side note.
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.
The UNO women's basketball team finished their season in Louisiana over the weekend, splitting their final two games with a win Saturday and an overtime loss on Monday.
In her final performance at the Sapp Fieldhouse, senior Heather Pohl's double double helped UNO earn a 68-54 win over Dakota Wesleyan and assured the Mavs of their first winning season in three years. Pohl scored 17 points, including 12 in the second half, pulled down 10 rebounds and shot 4 of 7 from three-point range.