NELSON KIRKSEY RUMORS

Kirksey scores 25, UMKC holds off Seattle 95-84

Nelson Kirksey scored a career-high 25 points, adding seven assists and three steals, as Missouri-Kansas City topped Seattle 95-84 Saturday night. Leading 14-13 about 5 minutes into the game, UMKC (5-9, 2-0 Western Athletic Conference) used a 13-2 to open up a 12-point lead. Frank Williams, Jr. hit two of his four 3-pointers during that stretch and the Kangaroos made 9 of 18 3-point...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UMKC narrowly gets by Idaho 80-74

Nelson Kirksey scored 20 points and UMKC hung on to beat Idaho 80-74 in a Western Athletic Conference nail-biting opener and first ever meeting for both schools on Thursday night. UMKC, (4-9, 1-0 WAC), playing in their first WAC season, led the Vandals 40-32 at intermission but forfeited the lead to Idaho on a Glen Dean Layup with 12:11 remaining making it 58-56. The game stayed...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

4 in double-digits as UMKC tops Miami (Ohio) 69-55

Nelson Kirksey scored 13 points on 6-of-9 shooting to lead four players in double figures as University of Missouri-Kansas City beat Miami (Ohio) 69-55 Wednesday night. UMKC (3-7) missed its first six field goal attempts and fell behind 10-0 in the opening minutes but a layup by Kirksey with 8:52 left in the half tied the game, capping a 12-2 run by the Kangaroos. Martez Harrison...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

UMKC defeats Youngstown St. 88-80

Nelson Kirksey scored a career-high 24 points on Saturday as Missouri-Kansas City took a close lead at the half and held on to beat Youngstown State 88-80 on Saturday. Kirksey shot 8 of 13 (61.5 percent) from the floor and led all four other UMKC starters in double figures. The Kangaroos (2-6) got 18 points each from Martez Harrison and Frank Williams Jr., and Trinity Hall added...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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