UNO men seek to live up to preseason ranking
Justin Simmons, left, and Caleb Steffensmeier are among the returning players for the UNO men's basketball team. Simmons is a preseason first-team All-Summit selection. “We're really excited about the season,” Steffensmeier said.
Posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:00 am
It didn't take long for UNO to earn respect in men's basketball in Summit League circles.
Picked to finish last in their initial trip through the Summit last season, the Mavericks wound up sixth in what was then a nine-team league — and only a late-season run by Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne kept UNO from finishing fifth.
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:00 am.