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February 9, 2013

2012-13 Omaha Men’s Basketball – Game #26 – Postgame Notes, Facts, and Stats – Western Illinois

While I enjoying tweeting these out as well, figured this might be an easy way to put them all together for easy viewing :). Enjoy!


  • Tyler Egli’s 10 points at Western Illinois was the first time this season he’s reached double figures and the 2nd time in his career.
  • Tyler Egli shared the lead in scoring for UNO at Western Illinois for the first time in his career.
  • Omaha had just two players in double figures at Western Illinois for the first time since the Oakland game on 1/3/13.
  • Alex Welhouse was held scoreless at Western Illinois for the first time since 12/18/10 when he didn’t score in six minutes against Lincoln University.


  • Matt Hagerbaumer’s seven rebounds against Western Illinois were tied for the 9th most of the season. He’s reached that mark there times this season, all in losses on the road. It was the most he’s had since the game at South Dakota State on December 1st when he had 11.
  • Omaha had 33 rebounds vs. Western Illinois, tied for 6th most of the season and most since grabbing 35 at South Dakota on January 24th.
  • Omaha grabbed 80.6% of the available defensive rebounds at Western Illinois. It was their 2nd best mark of the season after the 86.4% at Denver on 12/15.


  • John Karhoff has an assist in 15 straight games. His longest career streak was 17 straight games starting with the final five games of the 2010-11 season and running the first 12 games of the 2011-12 season.


  • Matt Hagerbaumer had two blocks at Western Illinois, tied for the 4th most of the season. Matt has blocked two or more shots on five other occasions this year, a team high. He had three in the previous game vs. Oakland. This is the 2nd time this year he’s followed up three blocks in a game with two in the next game.
  • Omaha had four blocks at Western Illinois, tied for the 5th most of the season.
  • The game at Western Illinois was the 10th time Matt Hagerbaumer has led the Mavericks in blocks in a loss this season. Omaha is 2-10 this year when he leads the team in blocks and 9-18 in his career.
  • Matt Hagerbaumer has moved back into the top 10 in career blocks average at UNO. He has averaged 0.613 blocks per game for his career.


  • Omaha had 25+ FG in 13 straight games before hitting only 21 at Western Illinois their last streak at least that long was 2/5/11-11/20/11, a stretch of 13 straight games as well.
  • After failing to have any player hit 4 or more FTs in 5 straight games, the Mavericks have done it in 11 of the last 14 games.
  • Tyler Egli went 2-3 at Western Illinois, tied for the 6th best 3FG% with at least two makes this season. He’s gone 2-3 on two other occasions, January 19th at Cal State Bakersfield and November 29th at North Dakota State.
  • Omaha’s 33.3% shooting was their worst in a conference game since they shot 32.8% at Fort Hays State on 12/3/10. It was also the same percentage they shot at Western Illinois last year.


  • Omaha has trailed in every game this year and trailed by 10 or more in 18 of the 26 games.
  • Omaha held Western Illinois to just 1.03 points per possession, the 6th best defensive mark of the season for Omaha and their best defensive mark in a loss.
  • Omaha turned it over on just 12.9% of possession at Western Illinois. It was their 3rd best rate of the season and best since a 9.8% rate in their 1st matchup with Western Illinois.
  • Justin Simmons made his 25th start for UNO at Western Illinois. Omaha is now 8-17 in those games.
  • Thursday’s game was the first time since the Cal State Bakersfield game that Omaha didn’t have the lead at all. It also featured a 33 point deficit, Omaha’s largest since the Denver game on December 15th when they trailed by as much as 40.

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