Omaha defeats Oral Roberts 74-67 with second-half comeback
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Wanjang Tut scored 17 points as Nebraska Omaha won its seventh consecutive home game, defeating Oral Roberts 74-67 on Saturday night.
Tut hit 8 of 10 shots.
Omaha trailed 41-33 at halftime and fell behind by eight early in the second half. Gibson and Ruffin made two 3-pointers each in a 12-3 run that gave the Mavericks a 61-57 lead with 7:49 to go.
Kevin Obanor had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (7-8, 0-2). Emmanuel Nzekwesi added 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Nebraska Omaha plays at North Dakota on Wednesday. Oral Roberts faces North Dakota State at home on Thursday.