Thomas Staton scored 14 points and UMKC secured the No. 6 seed in the Summit League tournament after closing out the regular season with a 48-44 victory over IUPUI on Saturday. The Kangaroos (8-23, 5-11 Summit), who snapped a four-game losing streak, will face No. 3 seed North Dakota State in the first round on March 10 in Sioux Falls, S.D. IUPUI (6-25, 1-15 Summit), as the No...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska-Omaha 67, UMKC 59

Justin Simmons scored 21 points and John Karhoff added 16 on Saturday and Nebraska-Omaha defeated UMKC 67-59. Nebraska-Omaha (7-16, 4-6 Summit) trailed by 11 points at halftime, but outscored UMKC 37-18 in the second half. Nebraska-Omaha was 13 of 26 from the field in the second half and converted 9 of 10 free-throw attempts. Meanwhile, UMKC (6-16, 3-6) hit made just 7 of 24 shots...
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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Baptist 63, UMKC 61

Art Bernardi scored a career-high 25 points, including the game-winning free throws with 31 seconds left, and Houston Baptist rallied in the second half Tuesday night to beat UMKC 63-61 and snap an eight-game losing streak. Bernardi, a senior, was 8 of 11 from the field and added eight rebounds and five steals for the Huskies (5-14), who recorded their first-ever win against UMKC...
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January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

UMKC 63, IPFW 59

Estan Tyler scored 19 points, leading four UMKC players in double figures, and the Kangaroos defeated IPFW 63-59 Saturday night. Thomas Staton scored 14 points, and Trinity Hall and Kirk Korver scored 11 apiece for UMKC (6-14, 3-5 Summit). Fred Chatmon had 10 rebounds as the Kangaroos outrebounded IPFW 30-21. Chatmon's basket with 3:25 left gave UMKC a 61-59 lead, and Hall...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

UMKC 90, S. Dakota 86

Estan Tyler scored 25 points off the bench on a 10-of-13 shooting performance including five 3-pointers and Kansas City earned a 90-86 win over South Dakota on Saturday night. The Kangaroos' bench outscored South Dakota's bench 57-9. Along with Estan, Thomas Staton scored 19 points off the bench for Kansas City (5-13, 2-4 Summit) and Nate Rogers added nine points including...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

UMKC 73, North Dakota 70

Nate Rogers scored a career-high 16 points and UMKC held on to beat North Dakota 73-70 on Wednesday night. Five players finished in double figures for the Kangaroos (4-4). Thomas Staton had 14 points, Estan Tyler scored 12, and Fred Chatmon and Nelson Kirksey had 10 points apiece. Chatmon also had a career-high 13 rebounds as Kansas City had a 41-28 edge on the boards. Jamal Webb...
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss


Fred Chatmon scored a career-high 20 points to lead UMKC to a 79-65 win over IUPUI Thursday night in the Summit League opener for both schools. Chatmon also grabbed nine rebounds as the Kangaroos (3-3) had a 38-26 advantage on the boards. Nate Rogers added 13 points for UMKC, which was playing for the first time since a 91-45 loss at No. 4 Ohio State on Nov. 23. Thomas Staton scored...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

UMKC 63, Norfolk St. 57

Estan Tyler scored 15 points and Thomas Staton 14 as Missouri-Kansas City defeated Norfolk State 63-57 Sunday in a consolation game at the Hall of Fame Tipoff. Tyler sank 5 of 6 free throws in the final 47 seconds to help the Kangaroos (2-2) of the Summit League hold off the Spartans (2-3) of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Norfolk State used a 12-0 run, capped by a dunk by...
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November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

UMKC 99, Lincoln (Mo.) 64

Kirk Korver scored 17 points to lead UMKC over Lincoln (Mo.), 99-64 on Tuesday night in its home opener. Korver was 6 of 8 from the field, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range. Trinity Hall, Thomas Staton and Alton Tanner each added 9 points. Brad Reid had nine rebounds. The Kangaroos (1-1) shot 60 percent from the field. UMKC had a 51-29 lead over the Division II team. Charles...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

UMKC defeats Division II Lincoln 99-64

Kirk Korver scored 17 points to lead UMKC over Lincoln (Mo.), 99-64 on Tuesday night in its home opener. Korver was 6 of 8 from the field, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range. Trinity Hall, Thomas Staton and Alton Tanner each added 9 points. Brad Reid had nine rebounds. The Kangaroos (1-1) shot 60 percent from the field. UMKC had a 51-29 lead over the Division II team. Charles...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

W. Illinois 47, UMKC 42

Western Illinois broke a previously tied game to pull away in the final five minutes for a 47-42 win over UMKC on Wednesday night. Western Illinois (14-11, 8-8 Summit League) went ahead permanently when Ceola Clark was fouled in the act of shooting a 3-pointer and hit all three subsequent foul shots to stake the Bulldogs to a 38-35 lead with 4:55 remaining. UMKC (10-18, 4-12) clawed...
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February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Oral Roberts 77, UMKC 67

Dominique Morrison scored 28 points and Oral Roberts repelled UMKC's second-half charge, running its winning streak to 13 games with a 77-67 victory Saturday night. Roderick Pearson added 13 points and Michael Craion 11 for the Golden Eagles (20-4, 12-0 Summit League), who shot 60 percent and have won 20 straight at home. Damon Bell-Holter grabbed 10 rebounds. Trinity Hall...
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January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

UMKC 72, W. Illinois 50

Reggie Chamberlain scored 23 points and Kirk Korver added 18 as UMKC dismantled Western Illinios 72-50 Thursday night. UMKC (8-13, 2-7 Summit League) asserted itself with a 13-2 run spanning three minutes toward the end of the first half, but held a mere 29-24 lead at the break due to Western Illinois (9-8, 4-5) shooting a torrid 66.7 percent from 3-point range. The Roos ended...
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January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 85, UMKC 58

Taevaunn Prince came off the bench to lead five double-figure scorers on Saturday night as South Dakota State rolled to an 85-58 over the University of Missouri-Kansas City. South Dakota State (15-5, 7-1 Summit Conference) dominated from start to finish. South Dakota State outscored UMKC (7-13, 1-7) by 10 points in the paint, by 7 off turnovers, by 7 on second chances and by 13...
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January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

N. Dakota St. 55, UMKC 54

Taylor Braun scored 18 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 6.9 seconds left, and grabbed a key rebound to seal North Dakota State's wild 55-54 win over UMKC on Thursday night. Reggie Chamberlain had given UMKC the lead on a jumper with 11 seconds left. As Braun drove to the basket, he was tripped by Thomas Staton and sank the ensuing foul shots for the 14th lead...
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January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Dakota 76, UMKC 57

Charlie Westbrook scored a career-best 32 points and South Dakota ended a three-game slide with a 76-57 victory over UMKC on Saturday night. Westbrook sank 10 of 18 shots, including 3 3-pointers, and 9 of 11 free throws. Louie Krogman added 16 points, and Trevor Gruis had his second double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Coyotes (6-9, 1-5 Summit League...
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January 07, 2012  |  Discuss


Alex Young scored 18 points Tuesday night and IUPUI defeated UMKC 83-74 in overtime for the Jaguars' sixth consecutive win. Stephen Thomas had 16 points - including six free throws in the final 41 seconds of overtime - for IUPUI (8-8, 2-2 Summit League). Lyonell Gaines scored 15, and his basket with 41 seconds left in regulation tied it at 67 and forced the extra period. Ian...
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January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

A Family Affair

Game #8-306: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles at Missouri-Kansas City KangaroosDecember 28, 2011 8:05 pmSwinney Recreation CenterBBState Stats/RecapContinuing our holiday road trip, my fiance and I made our way to my home city, Kansas City, to visit my family. College basketball is a big part of the sports scene in Kansas City. The recently built College Basketball Hall of Fame is housed...
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December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Oral Roberts 72, UMKC 65

Dominique Morrison scored 28 points, including 14 of 15 free throws, to pace Oral Roberts to a 72-65 victory over UMKC on Wednesday night. Michael Craion had a double-double with 14 points and 16 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (10-4, 2-0 Summit League), who have won 10 of their last 12 and beat UMKC for the 13th consecutive time. Reggie Chamberlain led the Kangaroos (7-8, 1-2)...
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December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

UMKC 74, SE Missouri 69

Reggie Chamberlain scored 23 points, including five 3-pointers, to help UMKC hold off Southeast Missouri State for a 74-69 win Saturday. Thomas Staton added 10 points for the Kangaroos (6-5), who saw their 16-point second-half lead whittled to two, 58-56, after two Marland Smith free throws with 4:47 to play. But 3-pointers by Kirk Korver and Chamberlain made it an eight-point game...
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December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Golden Grizzlies topple UMKC

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) -- Laval Lucas-Perry scored 21 points to lead Oakland, Mich., to its sixth straight victory with an 86-73 decision over UMKC on Saturday night. Corey Petros had a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies (6-2, 2-0 Summit League). Reggie Hamilton had 18 points and six assists, and Drew Valentine scored 13. Reggie Chamberlain'...
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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