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Rainbows set to run with Mavs

By Brian McInnis

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 03, 2014

~~<p>Transition basketball comes naturally for this team in transition. Omaha (formerly known as Nebraska-Omaha), Hawaii's opponent tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center, still has that new-car smell as a neophyte to Division I. As one of the latest teams transitioning from NCAA Division II, the Mavericks of the Summit League have little in name recognition.</p>
<p>A peek under the hood, however, reveals a fine-tuned engine that's passed a number of road trials so far this season -- close losses at Iowa, UNLV, Drake and Minnesota. Omaha went to Reno, Nev., and defeated the Nevada Wolf Pack 82-80 an enviable feat UH never pulled off in its Western Athletic Conference days.</p>
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Transition basketball comes naturally for this team in transition. Omaha (formerly known as Nebraska-Omaha), Hawaii's opponent tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center, still has that new-car smell as a neophyte to Division I. As one of the latest teams transitioning from NCAA Division II, the Mavericks of the Summit League have little in name recognition.

A peek under the hood, however, reveals a fine-tuned engine that's passed a number of road trials so far this season -- close losses at Iowa, UNLV, Drake and Minnesota. Omaha went to Reno, Nev., and defeated the Nevada Wolf Pack 82-80 an enviable feat UH never pulled off in its Western Athletic Conference days. Login for more...



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