FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Taylor Braun had 20 points and North Dakota State shot 54.2 percent on Thursday night in a 91-69 home victory against Nebraska-Omaha.
The Bison opened the game on a 10-2 run, led by as many as 15 in the first half and cruised to victory in the second.
After falling behind 22-9, Omaha (10-7, 0-2) answered with a 13-6 run to close within six and managed to keep the halftime deficit at 10.
The Mavericks missed their first 7 shots from the field in the second half to create a 17-point gap as they went scoreless for the first 4 1/2 minutes
Justin Simmons led Omaha with 21 points, CJ Carter scored 16 and Devin Patterson 11.
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