Matchup: UW (5-3) VS. Nebraska-Omaha (2-7)

When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Kohl Center.

TV: None.

Radio: 1310 AM, 101.5 FM.

On the Web: espn3.com.

About the Badgers

Coach: Bo Ryan, 273-104 in his 12th season at UW.

Player to watch: G Ben Brust. Brust leads the Badgers in rebounding and is second in scoring. He had a season-high 22 points in Sunday's win over California and is shooting 44.2 percent from 3-point range.

Probable starters Ht Yr ppg

5 Ryan Evans 6-6 Sr. 10.5

31 Mike Bruesewitz 6-6 Sr. 6.4

40 Jared Berggren 6-10 Sr. 15.1

12 Traevon Jackson 6-2 So. 4.6

1 Ben Brust 6-1 Jr. 13.5

Key reserves Ht Yr ppg

15 Sam Dekker 6-7 Fr. 10.5

3 George Marshall 5-11 Fr. 5.9

44 Frank Kaminsky 6-11 So. 3.3

You should know: The Badgers have never played the Mavericks. ... Dekker is the only UW player with at least one 3-pointer in every game this season. ... Bruesewitz had a career-high five steals against Cal; he had seven in the first seven games. ... Berggren is shooting 57.3 percent from the field and has shot 50 percent or better in all but one game this season.

About the Mavericks

Coach: Derrin Hansen, 123-93 in his eighth season at Nebraska-Omaha.

Player to watch: G Justin Simmons. Simmons, a Milwaukee native, is leading the Mavericks in scoring during his first season with the team. Simmons began his career at Concordia (Wis.) before transferring to Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kan.

Probable starters Ht Yr ppg

31 Alex Welhouse 6-7 Sr. 7.6

44 John Karhoff 6-8 Jr. 11.3

12 Caleb Steffensmeier 6-1 Jr. 3.9

21 Justin Simmons 6-3 Jr. 12.1

4 Alex Phillips 6-3 Jr. 10.3

Key reserves Ht Yr ppg

10 CJ Carter 6-0 So. 6.6

23 Marcus Tyus 6-1 Fr. 5.3

42 Matt Hagerbaumer 6-7 Jr. 3.7

You should know: This is the Mavericks' second season competing at the NCAA Division I level and their first as an official member of the Summit League. They are 0-2 in league play. ... Hansen led the Mavericks to the NCAA Division II tournament in 2008 and 2010. ... Welhouse, who is tied for the team rebounding lead (3.7 per game) with Karhoff, is from Kaukauna.

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