FARGO, N.D. -- Taylor Braun scored 26 points and nine rebounds, both game highs, and North Dakota State used great 3-point shooting to rout Nebraska-Omaha 95-51 Thursday night in the Summit League opener for both teams.
Braun was 7 of 9 from behind the arc and North Dakota State was 15 of 25, or 60 percent. NDSU shot 58 percent overall from the field.
Justin Simmons scored 14 for the Mavericks (2-6), who were playing their first Summit League game. Nebraska-Omaha moved up from Division II.
Though this was their first Summit League meeting, the schools have played 68 games dating to the 1935-36 season. North Dakota State has won 40 times.
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