Doane Falls After Midnight to UNO
Doane and Nebraska-Omaha tipped off on Sunday morning, 12:01 to be exact, and despite a solid first half, the Tigers fell to the Mavericks, 96-67. The Tigers trailed by only two points at halftime, 36-34.
The Tigers were limited to 36-percent shooting from the floor while UNO hit 51-percent of their shot attempts. Doane was 4-of-18 (22-percent) from behind the arc while the Mavs hit 6-of-18. Doane out-shot UNO at the free throw line as they went 13-of-16 (81-percent) while the home team was 16-of-29 (55-percent).
Doane was paced by Bryan Meyer's career-high and game-high 21 points as he hit 9-of-17 shot attempts. Jake Johnson added 10 points off the bench for Doane and Jens Scholl added nine points. Meyer led the Tigers with eight rebounds.
Nebraska-Omaha received double-digits from five players, led by Jeff Martin's 18 points. Torrian Harris and Eugene Bain added 12 points apiece. Bain snagged a game-high 11 rebounds. UNO out-rebounded Doane, 51-34.