Men’s Basketball Schedule Features Major-Conference Challenges

Kenneth Pancake SPORTS EDITOR As far as schedules go, last year was brutal on the Omaha men’s basketball team. They played Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse – a...

Winning streak snapped as Omaha falls to SIUE

By Jackson Taylor SPORTS EDITOR The Omaha women’s basketball team’s win streak came to an end on Sunday, falling to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 90-86 in...

UNO men’s basketball schedule for first season at Baxter Arena

The University of Nebraska at Omaha Athletics released the full men's basketball for next season, which features road games at Colorado, at Missouri and...

A Review of the Uprising: 2017-18 UNO Athletics

Ryan Jaeckel CONTRIBUTOR The 2017-18 Mavericks had an exciting athletic season. Highlights included the men’s soccer team making their first NCAA tournament appearance and Stephanie Ahrens...

Patterson hits buzzer-beating three to top Montana St

By Jackson Taylor SPORTS EDITOR The Omaha basketball team recorded its second victory over a Big Sky conference opponent on Sunday, topping Montana State, 100-97. With...

Men’s basketball finishes best regular season in D-I program history, prepares for Summit League...

Kenneth Pancake STAFF WRITER Omaha entered the week with two games left on their plate. One was against perennial trouble-maker Oral Roberts. The other was against Denver....

Women’s basketball claims come-from-behind victory

Kenneth Pancake SPORTS EDITOR At the end of the first half the women’s basketball team had a dilemma. First of all, they were down by seven...

Simmons adjusts form to improve shots from long range

Junior guard Justin Simmons has filled a role the Mavs have so desperately needed in 2012/13.  The graduation of former leading scorer Mitch Albers left the team without a reliable scorer.
But Simmons has picked up the slack, averaging 14.6 points on the season and 20.5 in his last eight games. Some of that scoring success can be attributed to improving his 3-point shot, something Simmons has been focusing on lately.
Simmons changed his shot back to the form he developed his last year in junior college.