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WATCH: NDSU sweeps Omaha, North Dakota men fall in overtime

The Bison were led by Sam Griesel with 17 points.

NDSU men vs. Omaha
The Bison walk back onto the floor after a timeout was called.
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FARGO — It may not have been the prettiest win, but Bison men were able to get the job done defeating Omaha 71-64 at home.

NDSU jumped to a fast start leading by 12, but the Mavericks rallied behind Felix Lemetti's 17 points to make it a one point game. NDSU was able to pull away after it held Omaha scoreless for five and a half minutes in the second half.

North Dakota men looked like it was cruising to its first Summit League win. instead, it ended in a heartbreaking loss.

Denver used a 30 to 11 run at the end of regulation to tie the game in the final minute, and held a two point lead with three seconds left in overtime. Two missed freet hrows gave the fighting Hawks a chance to win it, but Paul Bruns half court heave bounced off the front iron sealing an 81-79 loss.

Bruns lead UND with 22 points.


See those stories and more in WDAY's 10 PM sports.

Zach Staton joined WDAY as a sports reporter in 2018. He grew up in Salem, Virginia loving any sport he could play or watch. Staton graduated from Bridgewater College with a degree in Communication Studies before getting his Master's in Broadcast and Digital Journalism with a Sports Communication Emphasis from Syracuse University.
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