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Omaha men's basketball defeats UMKC

Omaha men's basketball defeats UMKC
Posted at 2:00 PM, Dec 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-16 15:00:58-05

The Omaha men's basketball team defeated UMKC 80-75 Thursday. The Mavericks fought back after a 35-32 deficit at halftime. 

Marcus Tyus led the team with 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting along with three rebounds and four assists. Zach Jackson added 15 points, six rebounds and a steal, while Daniel Norl also finished in double-figures with 10 points. 

As a team the Mavericks shot .517 (15-of-29), including 6-of-10 from 3-point range, to pull away in the final 20 minutes. 

Up next, Omaha faces off against Cal State Fullerton Sunday, December 18th. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. at Baxter Arena.