Tyus scores 37, Omaha beats Montana State 97-91

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Marcus Tyus scored a career-high 37 points and made 6 of 8 3-pointers, Tre'Shawn Thurman added 25 with four blocks, and Omaha rallied to beat Montana State 97-91 on Saturday for the Bobcats' fourth straight loss.

Montana State led by eight early in the second half, but Omaha rallied to a 61-59 lead on a 3 by JT Gibson. Tyler Hall's 3 pulled the Bobcats to 73-71, but Tyus responded with a 3, Thurman dunked and Omaha led by 12. The Bobcats closed to 95-91 on Hall's 3 with 20 seconds left but got no closer.

Zach Jackson scored 12 points, Mitch Hahn added 10, and the Mavericks (5-5) made 11 of 25 3-pointers (44 percent) and outscored Montana State 15-2 on fast breaks.

Zach Green scored 25 points with 4 of 9 3-pointers, Harald Frey added 17 and Hall had 15 for Montana State (5-6), which made 16 of 41 from behind the arc (39 percent).