The tournament will draw the likes of fellow Summit League members North Dakota State, Western Illinois, North Dakota and South Dakota, as well as Concordia-St. Paul, Iowa Western CC and Grand Canyon.
In the first round of what promises to be a budding cross-town rivalry, UNO took the first shot and defeated Creighton 3-2 before 4,224 at TD Ameritrade Park Tuesday evening. Playing in Omaha for just the second time all season, the Mavs rode strong pitching performances from starter Matt Tew and reliever Curtis Smith to get the win.
If it was a boxing match, the ref probably would have called it early. Utah State came to Omaha as a 2011 NCAA tournament team, and the clear favorite to dominate the match.