EDINBURG, Texas -- Brandon Provost scored 19 points to lead Texas-Pan American to an 80-72 win over Nebraska-Omaha on Saturday night.
Provost reached 1,000 points on a 3-pointer that gave the Broncos a 53-51 lead at 12:10 in the second half.
Nebraska-Omaha led 43-35 at halftime. The Mavericks (3-11) shot 49 percent from the field, while the Broncos shot 48 percent. But the Broncos (6-8) won at the free-throw line, making 19 of 32. The Mavericks were 10 of 13. The Broncos beat the Mavericks in rebounds, 35-31.
At the 3-minute mark, Lauri Toivonen tied the game at 70. The Broncos took a 71-70 lead on a free throw by Leathers. The Broncos would keep the lead.