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Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks vs Denver Pioneers Recap - Nebraska-Omaha Wins 80-76

Ayo Akinwole went off for 32 points and added 8 rebounds leading Nebraska-Omaha to a 80-76 win over Denver on Friday at Hamilton Gymnasium.

Nebraska-Omaha won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +1.0-point spread as underdogs.

Nebraska-Omaha got 20 points from La'Mel Robinson and another 12 points from Matt Pile. Jadin Booth contributed 2 assists, while Matt Pile cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Denver got a 18-point performance from Jase Townsend, who was supported by 15 points from Sam Hines Jr.. Jase Townsend had 5 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while Sam Hines Jr. grabbed 7 rebounds.

Nebraska-Omaha led at halftime, 51-45.

Nebraska-Omaha won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-29.