Jackson scores 21 to lift Omaha over W. Illinois 77-63
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zach Jackson had 21 points as Omaha topped Western Illinois 77-63 on Wednesday night.
KJ Robinson had 17 points for Omaha (17-9, 11-2 Summit League), which won its fifth straight game. JT Gibson added 13 points. Mitch Hahn had 12 points for the home team.
The Mavericks improve to 2-0 against the Leathernecks this season. Omaha defeated Western Illinois 80-71 on Jan. 17. Omaha faces North Dakota State on the road on Saturday. Western Illinois matches up against Oral Roberts at home on Saturday.