The Omaha men’s basketball team maintained its share of first place in the conference standings Thursday night with a 69-55 victory over Denver at Magness Arena. With the win, the Mavericks improve to 13-7 (5-1 Summit League), while the Pioneers drop to 10-10 (2-5 Summit League).
Senior forward Jake White put together a dominant performance, posting a career-high 29 points with a game-high nine rebounds on 10-of-13 shooting from the floor and a flawless 9-of-9 showing at the free throw line. Sophomore forward Tre’Shawn Thurman joined him in double figures with 10 points on 5-of-8 shooting alongside six rebounds.
Junior guard Tra-Deon Hollins also came through for the Mavericks, finishing with nine points, eight assists, five rebounds and four steals. [Read more…]