Newcomer Trey Wade had 19 points and eleven rebounds to lead three players in double figures as home-team Wichita State defeated Nebraska-Omaha in the season opener last night 68-54.
The Shockers led 31-25 at halftime. Ayo Akinwole scored 16 points with eight rebounds and four assists for the Mavericks. JT Gibson and Zach Thornhill added eleven points apiece for UNO and Matt Pile grabbed 15 rebounds. The Mavericks are 0-1 to start the season.