Every team responds to losing streaks differently. After not tasting victory since Jan. 8 at Johnson and Wales, the UNO men's basketball team had no choice but to get on the court and play.
The UNO women's basketball team earned their first-ever Division I win on the road at Western Illinois two months ago. Junior guard Jamie Nash led the way, scoring 17 of the 25 points that came off the Maverick bench.
In a season of change, success at home was the constant. In eight home games at the Sapp Fieldhouse, only one opponent had come in and stolen a win away from the UNO women's basketball team.
After suffering consecutive losses for the first time all season, the UNO women's basketball team returned to action last week, winning games against Sioux Falls and Dallas Christian while losing on the road to Missouri-Kansas City. After going 2-1 last week, the Mavs are now 11-8, but just 1-7 against Division I opponents following the 64-74 loss at UMKC.
Three pointers can often shoot you into or out of a game. Such is the double-edged sword of relying on an offense that comes mostly from beyond the arc.
A week after facing Division I competition in a trip to the East coast, the UNO women's basketball team was back in Omaha for two matchups with Division II teams. Stacia Gebers had a career-high 18 points and junior guard Paige Frauendorfer added two double doubles in wins over York and Briar Cliff.
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
When the college basketball season tipped off last weekend, the UNO men's basketball team stepped into the big time. Like the rest of the university's athletic programs, men's basketball is entering its first season in Division I competition.