Grizzlies cool off Mavs, end win streak

Justin Simmons scored 25 points, C.J. Carter netted 21 and John Karhoff added 14 points, but Omaha men's basketball fell 96-81 to Oakland on Saturday at the Ralston Arena.  The loss ended the Mavs' three-game win streak and dropped their record to 8-17 (5-7 Summit League), while the Golden Grizzlies improve to 11-13 (6-4 Summit League).
After battling back and forth for most of the game, Oakland's dominance in getting to the line proved to make the difference.  Omaha made all seven of their free throws, but the Grizzlies were 28-of-38 and drew 23 fouls compared to UNO's 12.
 


1500 miles to Omaha

In Hermosillo, Mexico it's normally 110 degrees every day of summer.  Some of the hottest days can get up to 120.


Searfoss not a ‘fancy’ player

A season ago, Johnnie Searfoss had the luxury of playing alongside veteran players such as Rich Purslow, Joey Martin, Matt Ambroz and Alex Hudson.  In his first year in the program, Searfoss showed a scoring touch.


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Same story, different year

Three weeks after the Mavs conquered the Bemidji St. jinx, UNO allowed once-winless Alabama-Huntsville their first victory of the year and split a non-conference series against the Chargers in Nashville.  Huntsville who came into the game 0-14-1 thus far in the season, hadn't won a game since last year's 2-1 overtime victory in Omaha.