North Dakota takes on Omaha on 4-game skid

North Dakota Fightin’ Hawks (6-11, 0-4 Summit) at Omaha Mavericks (6-11, 2-3 Summit)

Omaha, Nebraska; Thursday, 8:05 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: North Dakota aims to stop its four-game skid with a win against Omaha.

The Mavericks have gone 3-3 at home. Omaha ranks sixth in the Summit shooting 32.9% from downtown, led by Kyle Luedtke shooting 68.8% from 3-point range.

The Fightin’ Hawks are 0-4 against Summit opponents. North Dakota is fourth in the Summit with 32.1 rebounds per game led by Tsotne Tsartsidze averaging 4.5.

The matchup Thursday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Frankie Fidler is scoring 13.0 points per game with 5.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists for the Mavericks. Marquel Sutton is averaging 11.9 points over the last 10 games for Omaha.

Jalun Trent is averaging 5.1 points for the Fightin’ Hawks. B.J. Omot is averaging 11.1 points over the last 10 games for North Dakota.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 3-7, averaging 69.9 points, 29.1 rebounds, 13.5 assists, 6.3 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 45.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 76.8 points per game.

Fightin’ Hawks: 2-8, averaging 65.9 points, 32.4 rebounds, 10.9 assists, 4.2 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 43.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.2 points.

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