Oakland 43 53 96
Nebomaha 47 34 81
Date of game: 2/2/2013

Recap: Nebraska Omaha vs. Oakland

Omaha, NE (Sports Network) - Corey Petros poured in a career-high 28 points to lead the Oakland Golden Grizzlies to a 96-81 victory over the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks in a Summit League bout at Ralston Arena.

Petros went 12-of-15 from the floor in 36 minutes of action for Oakland (11-13, 6-4 Summit) as it picked up its third win in a row. Travis Bader set a new career-best with 13 makes from the charity stripe en route to 24 points. Duke Mondy filled up the stat sheet with 17 points, eight rebounds, and five assists while Drew Valentine registered a double-double of 14 points and 16 rebounds.

Omaha (8-17, 5-5) fell by a double-digit margin despite a 25-point outing by Justin Simmons. C.J. Carter tallied 21 points, six boards, and five assists and John Karhoff added 14 points. The loss snapped the Mavericks' three-game winning streak.

The Mavericks shot 58.1 percent from the field and converted all seven of their free throw attempts in the first half to take a 47-43 lead into halftime. Oakland went into the break trailing after going 2-of-13 from 3- point range in the opening 20 minutes of action.

The Golden Grizzlies outscored the hosts, 15-4, in second chance points and converted 18-of-30 attempts from the field after the break to overcome the halftime deficit and coast to the 15-point decision. Omaha cooled off to go 2- of-11 from distance in the second stanza.

Oakland held a 44-34 advantage in points in the paint while its bench outscored the Mavericks' reserves, 19-4.

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