Wisconsin 86, Nebraska-Omaha 40
Wisconsin guard Ben Brust scored 15 points and grabbed 10
rebounds to lead Wisconsin over Nebraska-Omaha 86-40 on Tuesday
Brust was one of five Badgers (6-3) in double figures. Ryan
Evans had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds, while
Jared Berggren scored 13, Frank Kaminsky had 11 and Sam Dekker
chipped in with 10.
Justin Simmons led Nebraska-Omaha (2-8) with 12 points.
Trailing just 6-5 early in the first half, it was largely
downhill from there for the Mavericks. Wisconsin finished the half
on a 36-7 run, punctuated by Traevon Jackson’s steal and shot at
the buzzer to put Wisconsin up 42-13.
The Mavericks had a miserable first half, shooting 22 percent
from the floor, including 0 of 5 from 3-point range, while
committing 10 turnovers.