Pile lifts Omaha past Texas Rio Grande Valley 92-82
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Matt Pile had 19 points and 14 rebounds as Nebraska Omaha topped Texas Rio Grande Valley 92-82 in the WAC/Summit Challenge on Sunday.
KJ Robinson and JT Gibson added 17 points each for the Mavericks, who won their 11th straight at home. Zach Thornhill had 12 points for the Mavericks (6-7). Pile was 6-of-10 shooting with six assists and three blocks.
The 92 points were a season best for Omaha.
Texas Rio Grande Valley put up 49 points in the second half, a season high for the team.
Lesley Varner II had 29 points for the Vaqueros (4-7) and Javon Levi scored a career-high 21 points plus eight assists and seven rebounds.
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