Umipig, Flora lead Seattle past Omaha 98-74
SEATTLE (AP) Isiah Umipig scored 24 points with six assists, Jarell Flora added 22 points and eight rebounds and Seattle cruised to a 98-74 win over Omaha on Wednesday night.
Umipig made 7 of 15 field goals, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range, and Flora hit 8 of 14 from the floor as Seattle (1-1) shot 53.7 percent overall and 57.9 percent (11 of 19) from behind the arc.
Jack Crook had 13 points and 12 rebounds, Shore Adenekan scored 12 and William Powell added nine points and 11 rebounds in the win.
Omaha took a 12-10 lead but Seattle ripped off 12 straight points before closing the half with an 18-6 run to take a 53-29 lead into halftime.
The Redhawks led by as many as 30.
CJ Carter paced Omaha (1-1) with 17 points while Thurman and Rylan Murry scored 10 apiece. Thurman grabbed eight rebounds.