Brandon Provost scored 19 points to lead Texas-Pan American to an 80-72 win over Nebraska Omaha Saturday night in Edinburg, Texas.
Provost reached 1,000 points on a three-pointer that gave the Broncos a 53-51 lead at 12:10 of the second half. Aaron Urbanus and Jesus Delgado scored 16 apiece. Justin Leathers had seven rebounds.
The Mavericks (3-11) led 43-35 at halftime, shooting 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 bested UNO in rebounding, 35-31.
At the three-minute mark, Lauri Toivonen tied the game at 70. The Broncos took a 71-70 lead on a free throw by Leathers.
Justin Simmons scored 17 points, John Karhoff 14 points and Alex Welhouse had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Mavs. CJ Carter added 11 points.
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