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Nebraska-Omaha vs Western Illinois Final: 93-86 - Recap
Western Illinois was victimized by Marlon Ruffin for 30 points as Nebraska-Omaha defeated them 93-86 in NCAA action on Saturday.
Nebraska-Omaha won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -4.5-point spread as favorites.
Nebraska-Omaha got 19 points from JT Gibson and another 18 points from KJ Robinson. KJ Robinson contributed 5 assists, while Kyle Luedtke cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Western Illinois got 40 points from Kobe Webster in a losing cause and another 13 points from Anthony Jones. Kobe Webster contributed 4 assists for them, while Kyle Arrington had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Nebraska-Omaha were victorious, as the score was 41-40 at the break.
Western Illinois had a 33-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Nebraska-Omaha looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the North Dakota. Western Illinois will aim to get back on the winning track at Oral Roberts.