Nebraska Omaha Defeats South Dakota State 80-71 - Recap

Nebraska Omaha Defeats South Dakota State 80-71 - Recap

Nebraska Omaha earned an 80-71 victory over South Dakota State on Saturday, getting 16 points from Marcus Tyus at Frost Arena.

Nebraska Omaha won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as underdogs.

CJ Carter had 15 points for Nebraska Omaha and Justin Simmons chipped in with 12 points. John Karhoff had 3 assists for them, while Matt Hagerbaumer was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

South Dakota State got 26 points from Brayden Carlson in a losing cause and another 14 points from Cody Larson. Chad White contributed 3 assists for them, while Jordan Dykstra had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Nebraska Omaha were victorious, as the score was 36-29 at the break.

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