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2013-14 Preview: Nebraska-Omaha

The Mavericks can score, but they must improve their team defense

Updated: October 14, 2013, 10:05 AM ET
By Corey Schmidt | ESPN Insider

Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks

2012-13: 11-20 (6-10)
In-conference offense: 1.03 points per possession (7th)
In-conference defense: 1.17 points per possession (8th)

Nebraska-Omaha surely made an impression with its blistering pace of play in its first season as a member of the Summit League. The Mavericks averaged a nation-high 73 possessions per game last season, and with above-average accuracy from the field, they put a lot of points on the scoreboard. For UNO to grow into a legitimate competitor, though, it must find a way to prevent its opponents from also lighting it up.

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