Brett Barney's 3-pointer capped a 20-10 run to give the Mavericks (10-8, 4-1 Summit League) a 40-28 lead with 2:19 before halftime. Omaha led 45-33 at the break and held on to its double-digit lead until Isaac Johnson's layup provided the game's final margin.
JT Gibson scored 14 points and Mitchell Hahn added 11 points and nine rebounds for Omaha. Jackson, Robinson, Gibson, Hahn and Matt Pile all entered the game averaging double figures for the Mavericks. Pile finished with just two points but grabbed seven boards, with three assists and two steals. Omaha shot 29 of 57 from the field with 10 3s.
DePaul aims to stop skid vs. No. 23 Creighton
Two teams heading in opposite directions tangle Saturday night in Omaha, Neb.
No. 22 Illinois bids to end Rutgers' home unbeaten run
No. 22 Illinois will look to bounce back from a heartbreaking loss when it visits Rutgers in a Big Ten Conference matchup Saturday afternoon in Piscataway, N.J.
No. 25 LSU set for road clash vs. Alabama
LSU will be on the road for the third time in a four-game stretch when the No. 25 Tigers take on Alabama on Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala.