Nelson, Miller spark St. Thomas (MN) past Omaha 80-73

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP)Anders Nelson and Riley Miller scored 22 points apiece as St. Thomas (MN) got past Nebraska Omaha 80-73 on Monday night.

Nelson made 4 of 6 3-pointers.

The game marked the first Summit League matchup of the season for both teams.

Ryan Lindberg had 11 points for St. Thomas (MN) (6-6, 1-0 Summit League), which snapped its four-game road losing streak. Brooks Allen added eight rebounds.

St. Thomas (MN) dominated the first half and led 46-23 at the break. The Mavericks’ 50 points in the second half marked a season high for the team.

Marco Smith had 19 points and six assists for the Mavericks (1-11, 0-1), whose losing streak reached 11 games. Frankie Fidler added 18 points. Felix Lemetti had 16 points.

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