NCAA Game Summary - North Dakota State at Nebraska Omaha
(Saturday, March 2)
Final Score: North Dakota State 84, Nebraska Omaha 57
Omaha, NE (Sports Network) - Taylor Braun scored a game-high 22 points as the North Dakota State Bison held onto the No. 3 seed in the Summit League Tournament with an 84-57 victory over the Mavericks of Nebraska Omaha at Ralston Arena.
Marshall Bjorklund contributed 18 points, shooting 8-of-9 from the floor for the Bison (22-8, 12-4 Summit). TrayVonn Wright added 15 points and six rebounds as NDSU won for the third time in the last four outings.
For the Mavericks (11-20, 6-10), Marcus Tyus scored a team-high 10 points but was the only player in double figures as Nebraska Omaha bowed for the second time in as many games.
In the first half Omaha was held to 10-of-25 shooting from the floor, including 2-of-6 from long range. NDSU made 17-of-27 field goal attempts, including 5-of-10 beyond the arc, en route to a 46-26 advantage at the break.
In the second half NDSU continued its impressive shooting, making 13-of-25 from the floor and at the same time held Omaha to a mere 1-of-11 from long range.
NDSU dominated the boards, 42-25, in order to offset 17 turnovers.
03/02 21:02:24 ET