The Omaha men's basketball team went 2-0 in non-conference play last week, extending its win streak to three games. On Thursday, the Mavericks used a second-half surge to defeat UMKC 80-75 on the road. Marcus Tyus led the way with 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting alongside three rebounds and four assists. Zach Jackson (15) and Daniel Norl (10) also scored in double figures, while Tre'Shawn Thurman pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds with eight points.
On Sunday, outlasted Cal State Fullerton in overtime for a 102-96 win. Two Mavericks had double-doubles -- Tra-Deon Hollins with 20 points, 10 assists, eight rebounds, three steals and a block, as well as Thurman with 15 points, 12 rebounds, an assist and a block. Jackson (19), Tyus (16) and Mitch Hahn (18) also finished in double figures.