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Thurman scores career-best 30 as Nebraska-Omaha defeats UMKC 95-89 in overtime


OMAHA, Nebraska — Tre'Shawn Thurman scored a career-high 30 points with 11 rebounds as Nebraska-Omaha defeated Missouri-Kansas City 95-89 in overtime on Tuesday night.

The 6-foot-7 sophomore made 11 of 16 shots, including a trey, and added 7 more from the foul line. He had company as the Mavericks (2-1) also got 19 points from Devin Patterson and 17 from Jake White, who scored 13 of his at the foul line.

Nebraska-Omaha went 36-for-48 from the free-throw line as 61 fouls were whistled during the game — 37 on UMKC, a school record.

The Kangaroos (1-2) had four players foul out, including starters , who scored 17 points, and Noah Knight.

Martez Harrison led the Kangaroos with 18 points and 11 assists, Darius Austin added 13 points and 10 rebounds, scored 11.

Patterson made a layup and a foul shot to tie 83-83 in regulation. Thurman scored three jumpers in the OT.

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