Nebraska-Omaha beats D III Iowa Wesleyan 94-67
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Devin Patterson scored 21 points with 4-of-4 3-point shooting and Mike Rostampour added 14 points as Nebraska-Omaha defeated Division III Iowa Wesleyan 94-67 on Wednesday night.
The Mavericks (4-4) remained perfect at home while sending Iowa Wesleyan (3-4) to its fourth straight loss. Patterson hit two of his 3-pointers and the 6-foot-8 Rostampour and 6-foot-1 Marcus Tyus threw down back-to-back fast-break dunks as Omaha shot out of the gates 16-0.
Omaha shot nearly 55 percent, making 34 of 62 shots while forcing 19 turnovers with 14 steals, grabbing 25 defensive rebounds and holding the Tigers to 20 of 56 shooting (36 percent).
Rylan Murry scored 13 for the Mavericks, Tyus 11, and Daniel Meyer grabbed 13 rebounds.
Will Stephenson led Iowa Wesleyan with 16 points, Wesley Williams added 12.