TULSA, Okla. – The Omaha women’s basketball team lost a 72-56 road decision to Oral Roberts on Wednesday evening at the Mabee Center.
Leaders for Omaha
Kalen Phillips led four Mavericks in double figure with 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the floor. Courtney Vaccher added her fourth double-double of the season with 10 points and 13 rebounds to go along with three blocked shots. Jess Walter and Claire Killian each chipped in 10 points. Amber Vidalscored nine points, while Sara Echelberry had five.
Leaders for Oral Roberts
Maya Mayberry scored a game-high 23 points on 9-of-13 shooting, along with five rebounds and three assists. Faith Ihim added a triple-double with 13 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. Montserrat Brotons also scored 13 points with eight rebounds and two blocked shots.
Oral Roberts shot .491 (28-of-57) from the field compared to Omaha’s .362 (21-of-58) effort. The Golden Eagles were .476 (10-of-21) from long-range, while the Mavericks were .300 (6-of-20). ORU also held a 38-31 rebounding advantage, but UNO held a 12-11 lead on the offensive glass.
With the loss, Omaha is now 11-15 on the season, and 2-12 in Summit League play. Oral Roberts is 16-12 overall and 7-7 in conference play.
Omaha will Visit North Dakota State for its regular season finale this Saturday, Feb. 24. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. in Fargo, N.D.