Joe Cipriano Nebraska Classic - Nebraska Omaha vs Chicago State Final: 68-66 - Recap

Joe Cipriano Nebraska Classic - Nebraska Omaha vs Chicago State Final: 68-66 - Recap

Nebraska Omaha grabbed a 68-66 win over Chicago State on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Alex Phillips at Athletics-Recreation Center.

Nebraska Omaha got 17 points from Justin Simmons and another 11 points from Caleb Steffensmeier. John Karhoff contributed 5 assists, while Marcus Tyus cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Chicago State got 14 points from Jeremy Robinson in a losing cause and another 14 points from Greg Tucker. Matt Ross contributed 3 assists for them, while Jeremy Robinson had 11 rebounds.

Nebraska Omaha led at halftime, 38-33.

Chicago State had a 34-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.