Sophomore forward Alex Welhouse hit the game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer, guiding the UNO men’s basketball team to an 82-79 win over PIttsburg State on Wednesday night. With the victory, the Mavericks improve to 10-5 (7-4 MIAA) on the year, as they have won seven of their last eight contests for third place in the league.
The Mavs held a 79-77 lead, when Pitt St. made a jumper to match the tie the game at 79-79. With the final seven seconds ticking down, Welhouse made his three pointer at the buzzer, giving Nebraska-Omaha an 82-79 win for its second victory at the buzzer this season.
Heather Pohl scored 14 points to lead the Mavericks, and Jordan Spencer had a career-high 10 points off the bench, but the UNO women’s basketball team fell to the Pittsburg State Gorillas 98-59. With the loss, the Mavericks fell to 5-10 overall and 2-9 in the MIAA and dropped their fourth game in a row.