Playing perhaps to show they belong, UNO men's soccer won in a 2-0 shutout at Oral Roberts Saturday night and finished 2012 fourth in the conference. Normally that would get the Mavs into The Summit League conference championship tournament.
When a pickle between UNO's Alex Schultz and the left side of the North Dakota infield resulted in a benches clearing scuffle Friday afternoon, it may have created a time bomb.
Vance Rookwood scored a goal in the 74th minute to give Univesity of Nebraska at Omaha the win over Western Illinois, Saturday at the UNO soccer field.
I caught up with UNO Athletic Director Trev Alberts on Monday. He's a busy man these days, but he let me pick his brain about his decision to recommend eliminating the university's wrestling and football programs.