The Omaha men's basketball team went 1-1 in non-conference play last week, opening with a 91-47 loss at No. 25 Iowa State on Monday. Tra-Deon Hollins scored a team-high 13 points, while Tre'Shawn Thurman, Zach Jackson and Mitch Hahn each pulled down a team-leading seven rebounds.
Omaha then took down Montana State 97-91 on Saturday. The win was propelled by a career-best 37-point scoring tirade by Marcus Tyus, who shot 12-of-17 from the field, including 6-of-8 from long range. Thurman added 25 points on 8-of-9 shooting along with team bests of seven rebounds and four blocks.