Omaha men's basketball beats Oral Roberts to earn a spot in the Summit League Tournament

The Omaha men's basketball team clinched a spot in the Summit League Tournament Thursday night after beating Oral Roberts in overtime 83-76.

Mavericks' Tra-Deon Hollins finished with a game-high-tying 24 points including four 3-pointers. He added nine rebounds, four steals, three assists and a steal on the night. Omaha's Tre'Shawn Thurman posted his team-leading seventh double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds. 

Omaha's Marcus Tyus also finished in double-figures with 17 points along with Zach Jackson ending with 13 points Thursday.

Oral Roberts Albert Owens led four Golden Eagles in double-figures finishing with 24 points.

Oral Roberts outshot Omaha 43.3 percent to 38.0 percent.

Omaha (14-13, 7-7 Summit League) returns to action on Wednesday, Feb. 22, traveling to Denver (16-10, 8-5 Summit League). Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. (CT) at Magness Arena in Denver, Colo.

 

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