UNO Men's Basketball falls in opener at Wichita State

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.

In other news

Four women from the Creighton volleyball team were honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association today with All-Region honors, with Madelyn Cole taking home East Region Player of the Year accolades. 

Carson Wentz and Zach Ertz have helped the Philadelphia Eagles move into a tie with Dallas for first place in the NFC East at 6-7.  Wentz connected with Ertz for the tying and winning touchdowns as the Eagles rallied from a 17-3 halftime deficit to beat the New York Giants, 23-17 in overtime…