The Omaha men's basketball team kicked off Summit League play last week, opening with an 86-69 loss at South Dakota on Thursday. Zach Jackson paced the Mavericks with 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting, and Mitch Hahn added 12 points with four rebounds, three steals, two blocks and an assist. Marcus Tyus and Zach Pirog each had a team-high six rebounds.
On Saturday, Omaha dropped an 82-70 decision at North Dakota State. Tyus scored a team-high 18 points, hitting 4-of-8 from 3-point range. Jackson added 13 points with four more triples and six rebounds, while Hahn put up 12 points, six boards, two assists and a block. Tra-Deon Hollins contributed 12 more points, four rebounds, five assists and five steals, and Tre'Shawn Thurman finished with a team-leading nine caroms alongside eight points.