Lady Mavs Improve to 7-2

Behind a career-high 24 points from junior guard Amber Vidal, Omaha held on to defeat Northern Iowa, 78-74, on Wednesday night at Baxter Arena.

With the win, the Mavericks improved to 7-2 on the season (0-0 Summit League), while the Panthers fell to 2-6 overall (0-0 Missouri Valley).  Omaha has won seven-straight games, its longest winning streak since transitioning to Division I.

Omaha concludes its four-game homestand on Sunday, Dec. 10 against Creighton.  Tipoff from Baxter Arena is set for 1 p.m.