FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Bryson Scott scored 26 points and John Konchar had 13 rebounds and nine assists and Fort Wayne beat Omaha 82-78 on Saturday night.
Omaha pulled within 74-72 during Fort Wayne’s almost four-minute scoring drought when Matt Pile made 1 of 2 free throws, Daniel Norl had a layup and Zach Jackson a jumper with 3:09 left.
Jax Levitch made a 3 for a five-point lead, Scott added a layup and Fort Wayne (13-8, 2-2 Summit League) made 3 of 4 free throws to secure the win. Konchar made 1 of 2 free throws with 13:16 to go for a 57-56 lead and the Mastodons never trailed again.
Kason Harrell scored 13 for Fort Wayne and Levitch and Matt Weir each scored 10. The Mastodons were 13-of-32 (41 percent) shooting from 3-point range.
Jackson led Omaha (6-14, 1-3) with 21 points, Norl scored 14 and Lamar Wofford-Humphrey, JT Gibson and KJ Robinson each scored 10.